493 New COVID-19 Cases, 1 Death on Saturday

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CONCORD – The state Department of Health and Human Services announced 493 new positive test results for COVID-19 Saturday for a daily PCR test positivity rate of 2.2%.

The state also announced one new death, a man from Hillsborough County older than 60.

Today’s results include 339 people who tested positive by PCR test and 154 who tested positive by antigen test. There are now 4,174 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 fifty-two individuals under the age of 18 and the rest are adults with 57% being female and 43% being male. The new cases reside in Rockingham (105), Hillsborough County other than Manchester and Nashua (82), Merrimack (37), Strafford (27), Belknap (22), Cheshire (16), Grafton (11), Carroll (6), Sullivan (6), and Coos (3) counties, and in the cities of Manchester (120) and Nashua (43). The county of residence is being determined for fifteen 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.

There are currently 116 individuals hospitalized with COVID-19. In New Hampshire since the start of the pandemic, there have been a total of 17,281 cases of COVID-19 diagnosed with 829 (5%) of those having been hospitalized.

Current Situation in New Hampshire

New Hampshire 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Summary Report
(data updated November 2
1, 2020, 9:00 AM)

NH Persons with COVID-19117,281
Recovered12,599 (73%)
Deaths Attributed to COVID-19508 (3%)
Total Current COVID-19 Cases4,174
Persons Who Have Been Hospitalized for COVID-19829 (5%)
Current Hospitalizations116
Total Persons Tested at Selected Laboratories, Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)2400,533
Total Persons Tested at Selected Laboratories, Antibody Laboratory Tests232,858
Persons with Specimens Submitted to NH PHLN/A
Persons with Test Pending at NH PHL31,890
Persons Being Monitored in NH (approximate point in time)6,575
Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) Tests
 11/1411/1511/1611/1711/1811/1911/20Daily Average
NH Public Health Laboratories9079593886847781,0281,231854
Quest Diagnostics1,1502,0002,3901,7851,5922,4031,7351,865
Mako Medical4411823129421939
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center5762532826551,0456593496
Other NH Hospital Laboratory303250389496537632332420
Other Laboratory*2,2474631,2921,9432,8191,1942,4461,772
University of New Hampshire**3,106154,0603,9062,8603,5792,2902,831
Antibody Laboratory Tests
 11/1411/1511/1611/1711/1811/1911/20Daily Average
Quest Diagnostics206101943341321
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center00456703
Other Laboratory*3010741086

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