The CDC map shows high community transmission for COVID-19 for all New Hampshire counties for second day in a row.
The state website shows 321 total cases of the highly contagious Delta variant, up from 93 on Aug. 9. Three weeks before that there were only 2 reports of the Delta variant in New Hampshire, which is being blamed nationwide for much of the recent spike in cases.
CONCORD – The state Department of Health and Human Services announced 329 new positive test results for COVID-19 and three deaths Wednesday.
The deaths include:
- 1 male resident of Grafton County, 60 years of age and older
- 1 male resident of Merrimack County, 60 years of age and older
- 1 male resident of Rockingham County, 60 years of age and older
Today’s results include 188 people who tested positive by PCR test and 141 who tested positive by antigen test. There are now 2,524 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 fifty individuals under the age of 18 and the rest are adults with 53% being female and 47% being male. The new cases reside in Rockingham (72), Hillsborough County other than Manchester and Nashua (49), Strafford (38), Cheshire (23), Merrimack (23), Grafton (19), Belknap (18), Sullivan (13), Carroll (11), and Coos (3) counties, and in the cities of Manchester (21) and Nashua (11). The county of residence is being determined for twenty-eight new cases.
There are currently 105 individuals hospitalized with COVID-19. In New Hampshire since the start of the pandemic, there have been a total of 105,883 cases of COVID-19 diagnosed.
Current Situation in New Hampshire
New Hampshire 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Summary Report
(updated August 25, 2021, 9:00 AM)
|NH Persons with COVID-19||105,883|
|Deaths Attributed to COVID-19||1,408 (1%)|
|Total Current COVID-19 Cases||2,524|
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/.