624 New COVID-19 Cases; Infections, Deaths By Long-Term Care Facility

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CONCORD – The state Department of Health and Human Services announced 624 new positive test results for COVID-19 and no new deaths on Tuesday, for a daily PCR test positivity rate of 5.9%.

Today’s results include 484 people who tested positive by PCR test and 140 who tested positive by antigen test. There are now 6,485 current COVID-19 cases diagnosed in New Hampshire. Of the results reported today:

  • 12/17: 107 new cases today, for an updated total of 854 cases
  • 12/18: 118 new cases today, for an updated total of 652 cases
  • 12/19: 3 new cases today, for an updated total of 622 cases
  • 12/20: 69 new cases today, for an updated total of 506 cases
  • 12/21: 327 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 sixty-seven individuals under the age of 18 and the rest are adults with 52% being female and 48% being male. The new cases reside in Rockingham (157), Hillsborough County other than Manchester and Nashua (89), Strafford (69), Merrimack (60), Belknap (44), Carroll (19), Cheshire (15), Grafton (14), Sullivan (10), and Coos (7) counties, and in the cities of Manchester (71) and Nashua (42). The county of residence is being determined for twenty-seven 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 had close contact with a person with a confirmed COVID-19 diagnosis.

There are currently 297 individuals hospitalized with COVID-19. In New Hampshire since the start of the pandemic, there have been a total of 38,008 cases of COVID-19 diagnosed with 889 (2%) of those having been hospitalized.

Current Situation in New Hampshire

New Hampshire 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Summary Report
updated December 22, 2020, 9:00 AM)

NH Persons with COVID-1938,008
Recovered30,867 (81%)
Deaths Attributed to COVID-19656 (2%)
Total Current COVID-19 Cases6,485
Persons Who Have Been Hospitalized for COVID-19889 (2%)
Current Hospitalizations297
Total Persons Tested at Selected Laboratories, Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)2489,261
Total Persons Tested at Selected Laboratories, Antibody Laboratory Tests234,355
Persons with Specimens Submitted to NH PHL61,830
       Persons with Test Pending at NH PHL3465

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, 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.

New Hampshire Institutions Associated with COVID-19 Outbreak (as of 12/22/2020)

Current COVID-19 OutbreaksResident CasesStaff CasesUnder InvestigationDeaths
The Arbors at Bedford10300
Clipper Harbor/Cedar Healthcare Center20400
Colonial Poplin Nursing & Rehabilitation191000
Community Bridges Concord4600
Coos County Nursing Hospital6371012
Country Village Center3100
Courville at Bedford – Carlyle Place20701
Crestwood Center Milford251100
Elms Center261301
Epsom Healthcare402403
Fairview Senior Living472302
Grace House Windham151600
Green Mountain Treatment Center673600
Hanover Hill Manchester221101
Hanover Terrace Health and Rehabilitation Center683605
Harris Hill Center7600
Keystone Hall, Cynthia Day Program8200
Lakes Region Community Center Fairview Home6902
Merrimack County Jail35400
Merrimack County Nursing Home191300
Mt. Prospect Academy Seacoast Treatment & Stabilization Center9800
Nashua Crossings Benchmark292204
NH State Prison – Men’s1535200
NH Veterans’ Home9298035
Northern NH Correctional Facility – Berlin75500
Pines of Newmarket8300
Pleasant View Nursing Home653004
Riverside Rest Home423101
Secure Psychiatric Unit, NH Department of Corrections18800
Strafford County Jail31500
Warde Rehabilitation & Nursing Center231102
Wentworth Senior Living2300
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 Hills Center Genesis (11/9/2020)612019
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
Evergreen Place Manchester (12/22/2020)320
Greenbriar (8/21/2020)1243428
Greystone Farm at Salem (6/16/2020)930
Hackett Hill Genesis Manchester (6/5/2020)561616
Hackett Hill Genesis Manchester (12/18/2020)140
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
Maple Leaf Healthcare Center (12/18/2020)937010
Mt. Carmel Nursing and Rehabilitation Manchester (6/26/2020)38165
Mount Prospect Academy Plymouth (12/8/2020)14280
Mountain Ridge Genesis Franklin (6/18/2020)49219
Mountain View Community Ossipee (10/7/2020)481
Oceanside Center – Genesis (12/16/2020)442711
Pine Rock Manor Warner (11/19/2020)48148
Pleasant Valley Derry (5/27/2020)                872921
Prospect Woodward Home at Hillside Village Keene (12/17/2020)1491
Ridgewood Genesis Bedford (6/18/2020)642323
Ridgewood Genesis Bedford (8/12/2020)290
Ridgewood Genesis Bedford (12/13/2020)350
Rockingham County House of Corrections (9/13/2020)1110
St. Anne’s Rehabilitation and Nursing Center Dover (12/22/2020)17160
St. Joseph’s Residence Manchester (12/22/2020)11110
St. Teresa Rehabilitation and Nursing Center (12/3/2020)31189
Salem Woods (5/18/2020)232610
Salemhaven (7/9/2020)461511
Studley Home Assisted Living Facility Rochester (12/16/2020)3042
Villa Crest Manchester (7/1/2020)544515
Warde Health Center Windham (10/22/2020)320
Woodlawn Care Center Newport (12/10/2020)33244

Number of Tests Conducted by Date of Report to NH DHHS

Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) Tests
Testing Laboratory12/1512/1612/1712/1812/1912/2012/21Daily Average
NH Public Health Laboratories8551,2408425828771,166657888
Quest Diagnostics1,1841,2491,7031,1461,3179837591,192
Mako Medical113663827432363628349
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center7389019523057044580580
Other NH Hospital Laboratory556495536545416320461476
Other Laboratory*1,5771,9972,1622,3341,8627051,0241,666
University of New Hampshire**1,5128067371,8942101,613940
Antibody Laboratory Tests
Testing Laboratory12/1512/1612/1712/1812/1912/2012/21Daily Average
Quest Diagnostics184033243581124
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center68150003
Other Laboratory*101116910199

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