44 New COVID-19 Cases Friday; Check for Your School Here

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CONCORD – The state Department of Health and Human Services announced 44 new positive test results for COVID-19 and no new deaths on Friday.

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

These are the schools on the state’s COVID-19 list as of Sept. 25

There have now been 8,085 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 three individuals under the age of 18 and the rest are adults with 55% being female and 45% being male.

The new cases reside in Strafford (12), Hillsborough County other than Manchester and Nashua (9), Rockingham (4), Merrimack (3), Belknap (1), and Carrol (1) counties, and in the cities of Nashua (7) and Manchester (5). The county of residence is being determined for two new cases.

Two new hospitalized cases were identified for a total of 734 (9%) of 8,085 cases. Fifteen 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 have either had close contact with a person with a confirmed COVID-19 diagnosis or have recently traveled.

Please note that the testing data below includes test conducted by the University of New Hampshire laboratory and its contracted testing laboratory.

Current Situation in New Hampshire

New Hampshire 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Summary Report
(data updated September 25, 2020, 9:00 AM)

NH Persons with COVID-1918,085
Recovered7,343 (91%)
Deaths Attributed to COVID-19438 (5%)
Total Current COVID-19 Cases304
Persons Who Have Been Hospitalized for COVID-19734 (9%)
Current Hospitalizations19
Total Persons Tested at Selected Laboratories, Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)2263,983
Total Persons Tested at Selected Laboratories, Antibody Laboratory Tests230,930
Persons with Specimens Submitted to NH PHL46,308
Persons with Test Pending at NH PHL31,459
Persons Being Monitored in NH (approximate point in time)2,425

1Includes specimens positive at any laboratory and those confirmed by CDC confirmatory testing.

2Includes specimens tested at the NH Public Health Laboratories (PHL), LabCorp, Quest, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Mayo, Mako, certain hospital laboratories, the University of New Hampshire and their contracted laboratory, and those sent to CDC prior to NH PHL testing capacity.

3Includes 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
Testing Laboratory9/189/199/209/219/229/239/24Daily Average
NH Public Health Laboratories8926231,2447108265431,073844
Quest Diagnostics1,1421,7862,9945037912,1291,3341,526
Mako Medical21845290129045
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center1,091724424231917526179585
Other NH Hospital Laboratory277233159218309365309267
Other Laboratory*20328411012214017583160
University of New Hampshire**3,6352,9483552,5305,1233,4074,6453,235
Antibody Laboratory Tests
Testing Laboratory9/189/199/209/219/229/239/24Daily Average
Quest Diagnostics562241937412629
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center420712705
Other Laboratory*400111623

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