271 New COVID-19 Cases, 1 Death Tuesday

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CONCORD – The state Department of Health and Human Services announced 271 new positive test results for COVID-19 and one death on Tuesday.

The death involved:

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

Today’s results include 110 people who tested positive by PCR test and 161 who tested positive by antigen test. There are now 1,844 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 forty-seven individuals under the age of 18 and the rest are adults with 51% being female and 49% being male. The new cases reside in Rockingham (66), Hillsborough County other than Manchester and Nashua (36), Belknap (28), Merrimack (25), Strafford (20), Cheshire (10), Grafton (10), Carroll (7), Coos (6), and Sullivan (5) counties, and in the cities of Manchester (18) and Nashua (13). The county of residence is being determined for twenty-seven new cases.

There are currently 68 individuals hospitalized with COVID-19. In New Hampshire since the start of the pandemic, there have been a total of 103,733 cases of COVID-19 diagnosed.

Current Situation in New Hampshire

New Hampshire 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Summary Report
updated August 17, 2021, 9:00 AM)

NH Persons with COVID-19103,733
Recovered100,493 (97%)
Deaths Attributed to COVID-191,396 (1%)
Total Current COVID-19 Cases1,844
Current Hospitalizations68

The most up-to-date laboratory testing data, positivity rates and vaccination data are available on the COVID-19 dashboards at https://www.covid19.nh.gov/dashboard/overview.

For more information, please visit the DHHS COVID-19 webpage at https://www.covid19.nh.gov/.

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