CONCORD – The state Department of Health and Human Services announced 670 new positive test results for COVID-19 and no new deaths Tuesday, for a daily PCR test positivity rate of 6.2%.
Today’s results include 525 people who tested positive by PCR test and 145 who tested positive by antigen test. There are now 6,477 current COVID-19 cases diagnosed in New Hampshire. Of the results reported today:
- 12/10: 81 new cases today, for an updated total of 1,106 cases
- 12/11: 91 new cases today, for an updated total of 587 cases
- 12/12: 1 new case today, for an updated total of 418 cases
- 12/13: 111 new cases today, for an updated total of 724 cases
- 12/14: 386 new cases
Test results for previous days are still being processed and the total number of new positives for those days are not yet complete. Updated case counts for prior days will be reflected on the COVID-19 interactive dashboard.
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 eighty-four 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 (223), Merrimack (82), Hillsborough County other than Manchester and Nashua (63), Strafford (62), Belknap (54), Cheshire (22), Carrol (20), Grafton (14), Coos (5), and Sullivan (2) counties, and in the cities of Manchester (65) and Nashua (37). The county of residence is being determined for twenty-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 have either had close contact with a person with a confirmed COVID-19 diagnosis or are associated with an outbreak setting.
There are currently 252 individuals hospitalized with COVID-19. In New Hampshire since the start of the pandemic, there have been a total of 32,545 cases of COVID-19 diagnosed with 863 (3%) of those having been hospitalized.
Current Situation in New Hampshire
New Hampshire 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Summary Report
(data updated December 15, 2020, 9:00 AM)
|NH Persons with COVID-191||32,545|
|Deaths Attributed to COVID-19||604 (2%)|
|Total Current COVID-19 Cases||6,477|
|Persons Who Have Been Hospitalized for COVID-19||863 (3%)|
|Total Persons Tested at Selected Laboratories, Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)2||471,037|
|Total Persons Tested at Selected Laboratories, Antibody Laboratory Tests2||34,009|
|Persons with Specimens Submitted to NH PHL||60,722|
|Persons with Test Pending at NH PHL3||660|
|Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) Tests|
|NH Public Health Laboratories||1,700||908||1,703||1,258||1,329||999||1,253||1,307|
|Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center||921||1,200||790||720||515||423||0||653|
|Other NH Hospital Laboratory||660||627||576||537||484||434||395||530|
|University of New Hampshire**||1,539||782||1,483||1,773||1||0||1,917||1,071|
|Antibody Laboratory Tests|
|Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center||15||6||11||10||3||0||0||6|