529 New Cases Set Record for COVID-19 and 2 Deaths Thursday

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CONCORD – The state Department of Health and Human Services announced announced two new deaths and 529 new positive test results for COVID-19 Thursday, for a daily PCR test positivity rate of 4.1%.

The deceased are two men, one from Belknap County and one from Hillsborough County, both over 60.

Manchester (507), Nashua (413) and Salem (135) had the highest active numbers on Thursday.

Today’s results include 327 people who tested positive by PCR test and 202 who tested positive by antigen test. There are now 4,006 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 forty-nine individuals under the age of 18 and the rest are adults with 56% being female and 44% being male. The new cases reside in Rockingham (144), Hillsborough County other than Manchester and Nashua (98), Merrimack (52), Strafford (28), Belknap (25), Grafton (15), Carroll (7), Cheshire (6), Coos (5), and Sullivan (3) counties, and in the cities of Manchester (79) and Nashua (36). The county of residence is being determined for thirty-one new cases.

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 are either associated with an outbreak setting or have had close contact with a person with a confirmed COVID-19 diagnosis.

The deceased are two men, one from Belknap County and one from Hillsborough County, both over 60.

There are currently 98 individuals hospitalized with COVID-19. In New Hampshire since the start of the pandemic, there have been a total of 16,277 cases of COVID-19 diagnosed with 826 (5%) of those having been hospitalized.

Current Situation in New Hampshire

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

NH Persons with COVID-19116,277
Recovered11,765 (72%)
Deaths Attributed to COVID-19506 (3%)
Total Current COVID-19 Cases4,006
Persons Who Have Been Hospitalized for COVID-19826 (5%)
Current Hospitalizations98
Total Persons Tested at Selected Laboratories, Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)2395,483
Total Persons Tested at Selected Laboratories, Antibody Laboratory Tests232,761
Persons with Specimens Submitted to NH PHL55,344
Persons with Test Pending at NH PHL32,062
Persons Being Monitored in NH (approximate point in time)6,250

New Hampshire Institutions Associated with COVID-19 Outbreak (as of 11/19/2020)

Current COVID-19 OutbreaksResident CasesStaff CasesUnder InvestigationDeaths
Colonial Poplin Nursing & Rehabilitation6200
Coos County Nursing Home435003
Maple Leaf Healthcare Center251100
Mount Prospect Academy Plymouth132300
NH Veterans’ Home152100
Oceanside Center – Genesis351200
Prospect Woodward Home and Hillside Village8200
Ridgewood Genesis Bedford3200
St. Anne’s Rehabilitation and Nursing Center Dover161500
St. Teresa Rehabilitation and Nursing Center Manchester311809
Studley Home Assisted Living Facility Rochester19200
Woodlawn Care Center Newport331903
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 
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 
Pine Rock Manor Warner (11/19/2020)48148 
Ridgewood Genesis Bedford (6/18/2020)642323 
Salemhaven (7/9/2020)461511 
Salem Woods (5/18/2020)232610 
Villa Crest Manchester (7/1/2020)544515

Number of Tests Conducted by Date of Report to NH DHHS

Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) Tests
 11/1211/1311/1411/1511/1611/1711/18Daily Average
NH Public Health Laboratories869970907958388683776793
Quest Diagnostics

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