CONCORD – The state Department of Health and Human Services announced 79 new positive test results for COVID-19, for a daily PCR test positivity rate of 0.7% on Thursday.
Today’s results include 55 people who tested positive by PCR test and 24 who tested positive by antigen test. There are now 531 current COVID-19 cases 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 fifteen individuals under the age of 18 and the rest are adults with 57% being female and 43% being male. The new cases reside in Hillsborough County other than Manchester and Nashua (20), Rockingham (19), Merrimack (5), Strafford (3), Grafton (1), and Sullivan (1) counties, and in the cities of Manchester (17) and Nashua (13).
Two new hospitalized cases were identified. There are currently 14 individuals hospitalized with COVID-19. Ten 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.
The state also announced the death related to COVID-19 of one Hillsborough County woman over age 60.
In New Hampshire since the start of the pandemic, there have been a total of 8,878 cases of COVID-19 diagnosed with 747 (8%) of those having been hospitalized.
New Hampshire Institutions Associated with COVID-19 Outbreak (as of 10/8/2020)
|Current COVID-19 Outbreaks||Resident Cases||Staff Cases||Under Investigation||Deaths|
|Bedford Hills Center||55||15||0||5|
|Pine Rock Manor||4||1||0||0|
|Warde Health Center Windham||3||1||0||0|
|Closed COVID-19 Outbreaks||Resident Cases||Staff Cases||Deaths|
|All American Assisted Living Londonderry (6/9/2020)||15||16||2|
|Aurora Assisted Living Derry (6/6/2020)||38||17||10|
|Bedford Falls (6/6/2020)||40||21||11|
|Bedford Hills Center Genesis (7/16/2020)||37||25||7|
|Bedford Nursing and Rehabilitation Center (7/7/2020)||62||28||17|
|Bellamy Fields Dover (5/16/2020)||35||13||10|
|Birch Hill (7/30/2020)||40||29||14|
|Clipper Harbor Genesis Portsmouth (5/29/2020)||0||8||0|
|Community Bridges Belmont (6/9/2020)||2||7||0|
|Community Resources for Justice Transitional Housing Manchester (5/18/2020)||16||4||0|
|Courville Manchester (6/30/2020)||15||14||6|
|Crestwood Center Milford (6/30/2020)||54||28||15|
|Crotched Mountain (4/20/2020)||3||12||1|
|Easterseals – Manchester (5/16/2020)||45||70||0|
|Evergreen Place Manchester (9/3/2020)||27||16||7|
|Greystone Farm at Salem (6/16/2020)||9||3||0|
|Hackett Hill Genesis Manchester (6/5/2020)||56||16||16|
|Hanover Hill Manchester (5/26/2020)||79||60||25|
|Hillsborough County Nursing Home (7/27/2020)||154||55||39|
|Holy Cross Manchester (7/15/2020)||19||18||1|
|Huntington Nashua (5/8/2020)||23||19||7|
|Institute for Professional Practice, Inc (4/21/2020)||2||6||1|
|Kimi Nichols Center Plaistow (6/10/2020)||3||6||0|
|Mt. Carmel Nursing and Rehabilitation Manchester (6/26/2020)||38||16||5|
|Mountain Ridge Genesis Franklin (6/18/2020)||49||2||9|
|Mountain View Community Ossipee (10/7/2020)||8||4||0|
|Pleasant Valley Derry (5/27/2020)||87||29||21|
|Ridgewood Genesis Bedford (6/18/2020)||64||23||23|
|Ridgewood Genesis Bedford (8/12/2020)||2||9||0|
|Rockingham County House of Corrections (9/13/2020)||11||1||0|
|Salem Woods (5/18/2020)||23||26||10|
|Villa Crest Manchester (7/1/2020)||54||45||15|
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. You can also download the transmission level map there.
The state only lists cases by school if the student was known to be on campus for school or sports or some program. It doesn’t count students who weren’t on campus when they were infectious.
New Hampshire 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Summary Report
(data updated October 8, 2020, 9:00 AM)
|NH Persons with COVID-191||8,878|
|Deaths Attributed to COVID-19||449 (5%)|
|Total Current COVID-19 Cases||531|
|Persons Who Have Been Hospitalized for COVID-19||747 (8%)|
|Total Persons Tested at Selected Laboratories, Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)2||287,628|
|Total Persons Tested at Selected Laboratories, Antibody Laboratory Tests2||31,384|
|Persons with Specimens Submitted to NH PHL||48,226|
|Persons with Test Pending at NH PHL3||1,337|
|Persons Being Monitored in NH (approximate point in time)||2,850|
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, 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|
|NH Public Health Laboratories||917||1,290||754||718||717||736||834||852|