2 Deaths, 121 New COVID-19 Cases

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CONCORD – The state announced 121 new positive test results for COVID-19 and two deaths Monday, for a current PCR test positivity rate of 1.4%.

The deaths include:

  • 1 male resident of Hillsborough County, 60 years of age and older
  • 1 male resident of Rockingham County, 60 years of age and older

Today’s results include 82 people who tested positive by PCR test and 39 who tested positive by antigen test. There are now 3,245 current COVID-19 cases diagnosed in New Hampshire. Of the results reported today:

  • 2/7: 121 new cases

Test results from several testing labs were not available for today’s update and will be included in tomorrow’s update. 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 seventeen individuals under the age of 18 and the rest are adults with 38% being female and 62% being male. The new cases reside in Strafford (23), Rockingham (21), Hillsborough County other than Manchester and Nashua (11), Grafton (6), Merrimack (6), Carroll (5), Belknap (4), Cheshire (4), Sullivan (4), and Coos (2) counties, and in the cities of Manchester (17) and Nashua (5). The county of residence is being determined for thirteen 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 179 individuals hospitalized with COVID-19. In New Hampshire since the start of the pandemic, there have been a total of 68,499 cases of COVID-19 diagnosed.

Current Situation in New Hampshire

New Hampshire 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Summary Report
updated February 8, 2021, 9:00 AM)

NH Persons with COVID-1968,499
Recovered64,148 (94%)
Deaths Attributed to COVID-191,106 (2%)
Total Current COVID-19 Cases3,245
Current Hospitalizations179
Total Persons Tested at Selected Laboratories, Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)2608,844
Total Persons Tested at Selected Laboratories, Antibody Laboratory Tests236,844
Persons with Specimens Submitted to NH PHL67,618
       Persons with Test Pending at NH PHL333

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 Laboratory2/012/022/032/042/052/062/07Daily Average
NH Public Health Laboratories181838218466655430439
Quest Diagnostics24061376091278762075572
Mako Medical2250457220162188140203
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center2884563194495113540340
Other NH Hospital Laboratory26443632545268829061359
Other Laboratory*1,5107,0981,8805,4575,5693,201943,544
University of New Hampshire**4,7152,1963,7104,5752,6643,7831263,110
Antibody Laboratory Tests
Testing Laboratory2/012/022/032/042/052/062/07Daily Average
Quest Diagnostics92019172819016
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center82784204
Other Laboratory*1106816607

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