10 Deaths, 636 New COVID-19 Cases Saturday

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CONCORD – The state announced 636 new positive test results for COVID-19 and 19 deaths Saturday, for a current PCR test positivity rate of 3.7%.

The deaths include:

·       1 male resident of Belknap County, 60 years of age and older

·       1 female resident of Carroll County, 60 years of age and older

·       1 male resident of Cheshire County, 60 years of age and older

·       1 male resident of Coos County, younger than 60 years of age

·       4 male residents of Hillsborough County, 60 years of age and older

·       1 female resident of Hillsborough County, 60 years of age and older

·       1 female resident of Sullivan County, 60 years of age and older

Today’s results include 466 people who tested positive by PCR test and 170 who tested positive by antigen test. There are now 5,951 current COVID-19 cases diagnosed in New Hampshire. Of the results reported today:

  • 1/21: 198 new cases today, for an updated total of 630 cases
  • 1/22: 438 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 ninety-four individuals under the age of 18 and the rest are adults with 51% being female and 49% being male. The new cases reside in Rockingham (137), Hillsborough County other than Manchester and Nashua (101), Strafford (56), Sullivan (51), Merrimack (32), Grafton (27), Belknap (25), Carroll (19), Cheshire (19), and Coos (12) counties, and in the cities of Manchester (74) and Nashua (55). The county of residence is being determined for twenty-eight 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 229 individuals hospitalized with COVID-19. In New Hampshire since the start of the pandemic, there have been a total of 61,576 cases of COVID-19 diagnosed.

Current Situation in New Hampshire

New Hampshire 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Summary Report
updated January 23, 2021, 9:00 AM)

NH Persons with COVID-1961,576
Recovered54,644 (89%)
Deaths Attributed to COVID-19981 (2%)
Total Current COVID-19 Cases5,951
Current Hospitalizations229
Total Persons Tested at Selected Laboratories, Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)2582,034
Total Persons Tested at Selected Laboratories, Antibody Laboratory Tests235,975
Persons with Specimens Submitted to NH PHLN/A
       Persons with Test Pending at NH PHL3761

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.

Number of Tests Conducted by Date of Report to NH DHHS

Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) Tests
Testing Laboratory1/161/171/181/191/201/211/22Daily Average
NH Public Health Laboratories74314037456796864958571
Quest Diagnostics8991,2735059026611,274857910
Mako Medical229344255452381284325
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center578372216919847772682627
Other NH Hospital Laboratory397319340541739414410451
Other Laboratory*2,8271,7322,8552,6415,2993,9293,8223,301
University of New Hampshire**2521,4022,0131,7041,6632,1271,277
Antibody Laboratory Tests
Testing Laboratory1/161/171/181/191/201/211/22Daily Average
Quest Diagnostics298133226335628
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center414981056
Other Laboratory*2025912928

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