CONCORD – The state Department of Health and Human Services announced 29 new positive test results for COVID-19 and no news deaths on Sunday.
Check number of COVID-19 cases by school every day. Under the “show” pull down and click “schools with cases.” https://www.nh.gov/covid19/dashboard/schools.htm
Editor’s note: Your school may have a higher number of infected students that are not counted by the state.
Cases are included on the schools dashboard if the infected individual lives in New Hampshire and is both associated with a school (includes both staff and students) and confirmed to have been physically present on campus, or physically participating in group school activities (e.g., sports).
There have now been 7,947 cases of COVID-19 diagnosed in New Hampshire. Several cases are still under investigation. Additional information from ongoing investigations will be incorporated into future COVID-19 updates.
Of those with complete information, there are two individuals under the age of 18 and the rest are adults with 59% being female and 41% being male. The new cases reside in Strafford (9), Rockingham (5), Belknap (2), Grafton (2), Hillsborough County other than Manchester and Nashua (1), Merrimack (1), and Sullivan (1) counties, and in the city of Manchester (5). The county of residence is being determined for three new cases.
No new hospitalized cases were identified for a total of 725 (9%) of 7,947 cases. Eight of the new cases had no identified risk factors. Community-based transmission continues to occur in the State and has been identified in all counties. Of those with complete risk information, most of the cases are either associated with an outbreak setting, have had close contact with a person with a confirmed COVID-19 diagnosis, or have recently traveled.
Current Situation in New Hampshire
New Hampshire 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Summary Report
(data updated September 20, 2020, 9:00 AM)
|NH Persons with COVID-191||7,947|
|Deaths Attributed to COVID-19||438 (6%)|
|Total Current COVID-19 Cases||308|
|Persons Who Have Been Hospitalized for COVID-19||725 (9%)|
|Total Persons Tested at Selected Laboratories, Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)2||240,401|
|Total Persons Tested at Selected Laboratories, Antibody Laboratory Tests2||30,737|
|Persons with Specimens Submitted to NH PHL||45,489|
|Persons with Test Pending at NH PHL3||768|
|Persons Being Monitored in NH (approximate point in time)||2,000|
1 Includes specimens positive at any laboratory and those confirmed by CDC confirmatory testing.
2 Includes specimens tested at the NH Public Health Laboratories (PHL), LabCorp, Quest, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, and those sent to CDC prior to NH PHL testing capacity.
3 Includes specimens received and awaiting testing at NH PHL. Does not include tests pending at commercial laboratories.
Number of Tests Conducted by Date of Report to NH DHHS
|Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) Tests|
|NH Public Health Laboratories||622||583||1,232||559||1,165||892||623||811|
|Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center||203||127||609||640||588||1,091||1||466|
|Other NH Hospital Laboratory||111||456||312||268||274||277||151||264|
|Antibody Laboratory Tests|
|Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center||0||5||8||6||7||4||0||4|