2 COVID-19 Deaths, 267 New Cases Wednesday

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CONCORD – The state Department of Health and Human Services announced 267 new positive test results for COVID-19 and two new deaths Wednesday for a current PCR test positivity rate of 1.8%.

The deaths include:

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

Today’s results include 154 people who tested positive by PCR test and 113 who tested positive by antigen test. There are now 2,003 current COVID-19 cases diagnosed in New Hampshire. Of the results reported today:

  • 3/9: 267 new cases

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 forty-seven individuals under the age of 18 and the rest are adults with 46% being female and 54% being male. The new cases reside in Rockingham (69), Hillsborough County other than Manchester and Nashua (46), Merrimack (29), Strafford (21), Cheshire (18), Grafton (16), Belknap (7), Carroll (3), Coos (1), and Sullivan (1) counties, and in the cities of Manchester (31) and Nashua (15). The county of residence is being determined for ten 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 75 individuals hospitalized with COVID-19. In New Hampshire since the start of the pandemic, there have been a total of 77,463 cases of COVID-19 diagnosed.

Current Situation in New Hampshire

New Hampshire 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Summary Report
updated March 10, 2021, 9:00 AM)

NH Persons with COVID-1977,463
Recovered74,273 (96%)
Deaths Attributed to COVID-191,187 (2%)
Total Current COVID-19 Cases2,003
Current Hospitalizations75
Total Persons Tested at Selected Laboratories, Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)2636,378
Total Persons Tested at Selected Laboratories, Antibody Laboratory Tests238,021
Persons with Specimens Submitted to NH PHL69,173
       Persons with Test Pending at NH PHL3401

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 Laboratory3/033/043/053/063/073/083/09Daily Average
NH Public Health Laboratories739610549326062184353
Quest Diagnostics366823561565298356422484
Mako Medical63042519885198144
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center3684216693902223283343
NorDX Laboratory2854433139811044500256
Broad Institute6993,1964,7794,5144541,1524,7002,785
Other NH Hospital Laboratory661394455331216398351401
Other Laboratory*452749543294169267211384
University of New Hampshire**4,2374,3743,3962,384333,9353,9573,188
Antibody Laboratory Tests
Testing Laboratory3/033/043/053/063/073/083/09Daily Average
Quest Diagnostics7251219141412
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center28631604
NorDX Laboratory21001011
Other Laboratory*493101745


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