The state announced 28 new COVID-19 deaths, 556 new cases and 391 hospitalizations on Tuesday.
On Tuesday, December 28, 2021, DHHS announced 497 new positive test results for COVID-19 for Monday, December 27. Today’s results include 300 people who tested positive by PCR test and 197 who tested positive by antigen test. DHHS also announced an additional 2 new cases from Monday, December 20 (0 by PCR and 2 by antigen test) for a new total of 778; an additional 7 new cases from Tuesday, December 21 (1 by PCR and 6 by antigen test) for a new total of 1,306; an additional 42 new cases from Wednesday, December 22 (21 by PCR and 21 by antigen test) for a new total of 1,252; an additional 3 new cases from Thursday, December 23 (2 by PCR and 1 by antigen test) for a new total of 1,381; an additional 1 new case from Friday, December 24 (1 by PCR and 0 by antigen test) for a new total of 1,276; and an additional 4 new cases from Sunday, December 26 (4 by PCR and 0 by antigen test) for a new total of 384. Test results for previous days are still being processed and updated case counts for prior days will be reflected on the COVID-19 interactive dashboard. There are now 7,279 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 ninety-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 (123), Hillsborough County other than Manchester and Nashua (91), Merrimack (51), Strafford (45), Grafton (31), Belknap (23), Cheshire (14), Sullivan (12), Carroll (11), and Coos (9) counties, and in the cities of Manchester (54) and Nashua (38). The county of residence is being determined for fifty-four new cases.
DHHS has also announced nineteen additional deaths related to COVID-19. We offer our sympathies to the family and friends.
· 1 male resident of Carroll County, 60 years of age and older
· 2 male residents of Cheshire County, 60 years of age and older
· 1 male resident of Coos County, 60 years of age and older
· 3 female residents of Hillsborough County, 60 years of age and older
· 2 male residents of Hillsborough County, 60 years of age and older
· 1 male resident of Merrimack County, 60 years of age and older
· 3 female residents of Rockingham County, 60 years of age and older
· 2 male residents of Rockingham County, 60 years of age and older
· 2 male residents of Rockingham County, fewer than 60 years of age
· 1 male resident of Strafford County, 60 years of age and older
· 1 male resident of Sullivan County, 60 years of age and older
There are currently 391 individuals hospitalized with COVID-19. In New Hampshire, since the start of the pandemic, there have been a total of 195,004 cases of COVID-19 diagnosed.
Current Situation in New Hampshire
New Hampshire 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Summary Report
(updated December 28, 2021, 9:00 AM)
|NH Persons with COVID-19||195,004|
|Deaths Attributed to COVID-19||1,935 (1%)|
|Total Current COVID-19 Cases||7,279|
Deaths Pending Investigation Confirmed as COVID-19 Related
The following deaths occurred more than two weeks ago and were recently confirmed as related to COVID-19
|Week of||Sex||County||Age Group|
|Week of Feb 1st, 2021||Female||Sullivan||80+|
|Week of Nov 8th, 2021||Male||Rockingham||80+|
|Week of Nov 8th, 2021||Female||Merrimack||80+|
|Week of Nov 8th, 2021||Female||Strafford||80+|
|Week of Nov 15th, 2021||Male||Belknap||80+|
|Week of Nov 15th, 2021||Female||Merrimack||80+|
|Week of Nov 29th, 2021||Female||Rockingham||70-79|
|Week of Nov 29th, 2021||Male||Rockingham||80+|
|Week of Nov 29th, 2021||Male||Grafton||80+|
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/.