82 New COVID-19 Infections, 5 Deaths Thursday; Nursing Home Cases Listed by Facility

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CONCORD – The state Department of Health and Human Services announced 82 new positive test results for COVID-19, and five new deaths on Thursday.

The deaths involved two women and two men from Hillsborough County, and one woman from Rockingham County, all over age 60.

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 community transmission level map there.

Manchester (88), Nashua (110), Bedford (61) and Warner (39) had the most cases of COVID-19, and Nashua and Manchester were both still listed Thursday with community transmission level’s highest label “substantial.”

On Thursday, Belknap, Merrimack, Rockingham and all of Hillsborough Counties except Nashua and Manchester were labeled “moderate” and the rest of the state “minimal” for overall community transmission of the virus.

The overall level of community transmission is defined using three metrics: New Cases per 100k over 14 days; New Hospitalizations per 100k over 14 days; and 7-Day PCR Test Positivity Rate.

New Hampshire Institutions Associated with COVID-19 Outbreak (as of 10/15/2020)

Current COVID-19 OutbreaksResident CasesStaff CasesUnder InvestigationDeaths
Bedford Hills Center5821013
Pine Rock Manor35800
St. Teresa Rehabilitation and Nursing Center Manchester7200
Warde Health Center Windham3200
Closed COVID-19 OutbreaksResident CasesStaff CasesDeaths
All American Assisted Living Londonderry (6/9/2020)15162
Aurora Assisted Living Derry (6/6/2020)381710
Bedford Falls (6/6/2020)402111
Bedford Hills Center Genesis (7/16/2020)37257
Bedford Nursing and Rehabilitation Center (7/7/2020)622817
Bellamy Fields Dover (5/16/2020)351310
Birch Hill (7/30/2020)402914
Clipper Harbor Genesis Portsmouth (5/29/2020)080
Community Bridges Belmont (6/9/2020)270
Community Resources for Justice Transitional Housing Manchester (5/18/2020)1640
Courville Manchester (6/30/2020)15146
Crestwood Center Milford (6/30/2020)542815
Crotched Mountain (4/20/2020)3121
Easterseals – Manchester (5/16/2020)45700
Evergreen Place Manchester (9/3/2020)27167
Greenbriar (8/21/2020)1243428
Greystone Farm at Salem (6/16/2020)930
Hackett Hill Genesis Manchester (6/5/2020)561616
Hanover Hill Manchester (5/26/2020)796025
Hillsborough County Nursing Home (7/27/2020)1545539
Holy Cross Manchester (7/15/2020)19181
Huntington Nashua (5/8/2020)23197
Institute for Professional Practice, Inc (4/21/2020)261
Kimi Nichols Center Plaistow (6/10/2020)360
Mt. Carmel Nursing and Rehabilitation Manchester (6/26/2020)38165
Mountain Ridge Genesis Franklin (6/18/2020)4929
Mountain View Community Ossipee (10/7/2020)840
Pleasant Valley Derry (5/27/2020)                872921
Ridgewood Genesis Bedford (6/18/2020)642323
Ridgewood Genesis Bedford (8/12/2020)290
Rockingham County House of Corrections (9/13/2020)1110
Salemhaven (7/9/2020)461511
Salem Woods (5/18/2020)232610
Villa Crest Manchester (7/1/2020)544515

That’s a daily PCR test positivity rate of 1.1%. Today’s results include 58 people who tested positive by PCR test and 24 who tested positive by antigen test. There are now 829 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 thirteen individuals under the age of 18 and the rest are adults with 41% being female and 59% being male. The new cases reside in Rockingham (26), Hillsborough County other than Manchester and Nashua (12), Merrimack (10), Coos (5), Belknap (3), Grafton (2), Carroll (1), Cheshire (1), Strafford (1), and Sullivan (1) counties, and in the cities of Manchester (10) and Nashua (8). The county of residence is being determined for two new cases.

One new hospitalized case was reported. There are currently ­18 individuals hospitalized with COVID-19. Three 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 are associated with an outbreak setting.

In New Hampshire since the start of the pandemic, there have been a total of 9,426 cases of COVID-19 diagnosed with 761 (8%) of those having been hospitalized.

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