CONCORD – The state Depatment of Health and Human Services announced 7 new positive test results for COVID-19 on Monday.
There have now been 7,952 cases of COVID-19 diagnosed in New Hampshire. Laboratory reporting from one laboratory was incomplete so additional test results may be received from this laboratory in the coming days. Several cases are still under investigation.
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
Additional information from ongoing investigations will be incorporated into future COVID-19 updates. Of those with complete information, there is one individual under the age of 18 and the rest are adults with 57% being female and 43% being male. The new cases reside in Rockingham (2), Belknap (1), and Strafford (1) counties, and in the city of Nashua (2). The county of residence is being determined for one new case.
One new hospitalized case was identified for a total of 726 (9%) of 7,952 cases. One 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 have had close contact with a person with a confirmed COVID-19 diagnosis.
Current Situation in New Hampshire
New Hampshire 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Summary Report
(data updated September 21, 2020, 9:00 AM)
|NH Persons with COVID-191||7,952|
|Deaths Attributed to COVID-19||438 (6%)|
|Total Current COVID-19 Cases||288|
|Persons Who Have Been Hospitalized for COVID-19||726 (9%)|
|Total Persons Tested at Selected Laboratories, Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)2||242,242|
|Total Persons Tested at Selected Laboratories, Antibody Laboratory Tests2||30,754|
|Persons with Specimens Submitted to NH PHL||45,743|
|Persons with Test Pending at NH PHL3||1,253|
|Persons Being Monitored in NH (approximate point in time)||2,050|
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||583||1,232||559||1,165||892||623||1,244||900|
|Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center||127||609||640||588||1,091||1||0||437|
|Other NH Hospital Laboratory||456||312||268||274||277||175||133||271|
|Antibody Laboratory Tests|
|Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center||5||8||6||7||4||0||0||4|