2 Deaths, 364 New COVID-19 Cases Monday

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CONCORD – The state Department of Health and Human Services announced 364 new positive test results for COVID-19 and two deaths Monday, for a current PCR test positivity rate of 5.2%.

The deaths include:
1 male resident of Belknap County, 60 years of age and older

1 female resident of Rockingham County, 60 years of age and older

Today’s results include 253 people who tested positive by PCR test and 111 who tested positive by antigen test. There are now 4,662 current COVID-19 cases diagnosed in New Hampshire. Of the results reported today:

  • 1/30: 51 new cases today, for an updated total of 292 cases
  • 1/31: 313 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-one individuals under the age of 18 and the rest are adults with 47% being female and 53% being male. The new cases reside in Rockingham (82), Hillsborough County other than Manchester and Nashua (61), Strafford (40), Merrimack (31), Grafton (27), Belknap (18), Cheshire (15), Carroll (7), Sullivan (7), and Coos (2) counties, and in the cities of Manchester (31) and Nashua (28). 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 have either had close contact with a person with a confirmed COVID-19 diagnosis or have recently traveled.

There are currently 193 individuals hospitalized with COVID-19. In New Hampshire since the start of the pandemic, there have been a total of 66,058 cases of COVID-19 diagnosed.

Current Situation in New Hampshire

New Hampshire 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Summary Report
updated February 1, 2021, 9:00 AM)

NH Persons with COVID-1966,058
Recovered60,337 (91%)
Deaths Attributed to COVID-191,059 (2%)
Total Current COVID-19 Cases4,662
Current Hospitalizations193
Total Persons Tested at Selected Laboratories, Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)2599,882
Total Persons Tested at Selected Laboratories, Antibody Laboratory Tests236,570
Persons with Specimens Submitted to NH PHL67,167
       Persons with Test Pending at NH PHL315

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 Laboratory1/251/261/271/281/291/301/31Daily Average
NH Public Health Laboratories63089021,047728614331562
Quest Diagnostics4066838071,0688421,050670789
Mako Medical44993379794611077296
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center146723576420383513196422
Other NH Hospital Laboratory337494798392363307243419
Other Laboratory*1,4684,7934,7544,2955,5164,4661,5733,838
University of New Hampshire**2,7051,7772,2542,5202,3802,3361,4772,207
Antibody Laboratory Tests
Testing Laboratory1/251/261/271/281/291/301/31Daily Average
Quest Diagnostics112333243728523
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center91512610408
Other Laboratory*18411121410110

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