No New COVID-19 Deaths Monday, 252 Cases

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CONCORD – The New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services announced 252 new positive test results for COVID-19 and no new deaths Monday, for a current PCR test positivity rate of 6.1%.

Today’s results include 168 people who tested positive by PCR test and 84 who tested positive by antigen test. There are now 2,883 current COVID-19 cases diagnosed in New Hampshire.

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 thirty-four 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 (49), Strafford (38), Hillsborough County other than Manchester and Nashua (36), Cheshire (30), Merrimack (17), Grafton (13), Carroll (7), Coos (7), Sullivan (3), and Belknap (2) counties, and in the cities of Manchester (23) and Nashua (12). 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 are associated with an outbreak setting.

There are currently 109 individuals hospitalized with COVID-19. In New Hampshire since the start of the pandemic, there have been a total of 73,665 cases of COVID-19 diagnosed.

Current Situation in New Hampshire

New Hampshire 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Summary Report
updated February 22, 2021, 9:00 AM)

NH Persons with COVID-1973,665
Recovered69,628 (95%)
Deaths Attributed to COVID-191,154 (2%)
Total Current COVID-19 Cases2,883
Current Hospitalizations109
Total Persons Tested at Selected Laboratories, Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)2623,394
Total Persons Tested at Selected Laboratories, Antibody Laboratory Tests237,436
Persons with Specimens Submitted to NH PHL68,358
       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 Laboratory2/152/162/172/182/192/202/21Daily Average
NH Public Health Laboratories3692770779463476220405
Quest Diagnostics212595635720577664417546
Mako Medical301377291102830143
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center267664398448351374186384
NorDX Laboratory58690385668360257167369
Broad Institute2,6404,8463,1063,8204,6134,1576823,409
Other NH Hospital Laboratory378406342741421357243413
Other Laboratory*287537256282250278161293
University of New Hampshire**3,8783,9133,6363,9113,4992,408703,045
Antibody Laboratory Tests
Testing Laboratory2/152/162/172/182/192/202/21Daily Average
Quest Diagnostics12517131720013
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center83785305
NorDX Laboratory01000100
Other Laboratory*1195915207

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