No New COVID-19 Deaths, 402 New Cases Tuesday

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CONCORD — The state Department of Health and Human Services announced 402 new positive test results for COVID-19 and no new deaths Tuesday, for a current PCR test positivity rate of 4.4%.

Today’s results include 253 people who tested positive by PCR test and 149 who tested positive by antigen test. There are now 3,313 current COVID-19 cases diagnosed in New Hampshire. Of the results reported today:

  • 4/5: 402 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 eighty-five individuals under the age of 18 and the rest are adults with 50% being female and 50% being male. The new cases reside in Rockingham (125), Hillsborough County other than Manchester and Nashua (65), Merrimack (46), Strafford (24), Grafton (23), Belknap (15), Cheshire (14), Carroll (10), Sullivan (7), and Coos (4) counties, and in the cities of Manchester (34) and Nashua (24). The county of residence is being determined for eleven 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 94 individuals hospitalized with COVID-19. In New Hampshire since the start of the pandemic, there have been a total of 86,510 cases of COVID-19 diagnosed.

Please note, COVID-19 Vaccine Allocation Update data will be published on Wednesday, April 7, 2021.

Current Situation in New Hampshire

New Hampshire 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Summary Report
updated April 6, 2021, 9:00 AM)

NH Persons with COVID-1986,510
Recovered81,948 (95%)
Deaths Attributed to COVID-191,249 (1%)
Total Current COVID-19 Cases3,313
Current Hospitalizations94
Total Persons Tested at Selected Laboratories, Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)2667,528
Total Persons Tested at Selected Laboratories, Antibody Laboratory Tests238,883
Persons with Specimens Submitted to NH PHL70,725
       Persons with Test Pending at NH PHL3200

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 Laboratory3/303/314/014/024/034/044/05Daily Average
NH Public Health Laboratories311436484273292053264
Quest Diagnostics383767528662653389215514
Mako Medical92517227683200132
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center273616143331348240168303
NorDX Laboratory452298370231807726219
Broad Institute6,5654,7562,8885,9143,1552021,2503,533
Other NH Hospital Laboratory518698437488401347415472
Other Laboratory*5581,076564466328257317509
University of New Hampshire**4,6143,2003,8843,6191,952393,5872,985
Antibody Laboratory Tests
Testing Laboratory3/303/314/014/024/034/044/05Daily Average
Quest Diagnostics131613159009
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center68650075
NorDX Laboratory10000000
Other Laboratory*2241174207

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