CONCORD – The state Department of Health and Human Services announced 222 new positive test results for COVID-19 and no new deaths Tuesday for a daily PCR test positivity rate of 2.0%.
Today’s results include 174 people who tested positive by PCR test and 48 who tested positive by antigen test. There are now 2,197 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 twenty-nine individuals under the age of 18 and the rest are adults with 49% being female and 51% being male.
The new cases reside in Rockingham (51), Hillsborough County other than Manchester and Nashua (33), Belknap (14), Cheshire (13), Merrimack (13), Strafford (12), Grafton (9), Coos (7), Sullivan (5), and Carroll (3) counties, and in the cities of Manchester (31) and Nashua (21). The county of residence is being determined for ten new cases.
Two new hospitalized cases were reported. There are currently 64 individuals hospitalized with COVID-19. This census may include out of state residents hospitalized in NH and/or individuals readmitted to the hospital, therefore increases in the daily hospital census may not always equal the number of new hospitalizations reported in a given day. Community-based transmission continues to occur in the State and has been identified in all counties. Investigations are pending and risk factors for new cases are unknown at this time.
In New Hampshire since the start of the pandemic, there have been a total of 12,919 cases of COVID-19 diagnosed with 796 (6%) of those having been hospitalized.
Current Situation in New Hampshire
New Hampshire 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Summary Report
(data updated November 10, 2020, 9:00 AM)
|NH Persons with COVID-191||12,919|
|Deaths Attributed to COVID-19||489 (4%)|
|Total Current COVID-19 Cases||2,197|
|Persons Who Have Been Hospitalized for COVID-19||796 (6%)|
|Total Persons Tested at Selected Laboratories, Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)2||368,085|
|Total Persons Tested at Selected Laboratories, Antibody Laboratory Tests2||32,444|
|Persons with Specimens Submitted to NH PHL||53,556|
|Persons with Test Pending at NH PHL3||375|
|Persons Being Monitored in NH (approximate point in time)||5,525|
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||466||794||682||670||778||616||291||614|
|Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center||719||690||611||545||721||254||155||528|
|Other NH Hospital Laboratory||512||425||496||347||422||291||285||397|
|University of New Hampshire**||3,881||4,484||4,070||3,828||2,735||70||3,804||3,267|
|Antibody Laboratory Tests|
|Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center||4||11||3||6||2||0||4||4|