9 More COVID-19 Deaths, 56 New Positive Cases: NH Data

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CONCORD – The state Department of Health and Human Services announced nine new COVID-19 deaths Wednesday bringing the total to 223.

 They are four women and three men from Hillsborough County, all over the age of 60, and two men from Rockingham County, one younger than 60.

The state also announced 56 new positive test results for COVID-19. There have now been 4,286 cases of COVID-19 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 four individuals under the age of 18 and the rest are adults with 55% being female and 45% being male.

The new cases reside in Hillsborough County other than Manchester and Nashua (15), Rockingham (12), Merrimack (3), Grafton (3), Strafford (2), and Belknap (1) counties, and in the cities of Manchester (14) and Nashua (2). The county of residence is being determined for four new cases.  

Five new hospitalized cases were identified for a total of 426 (10%) of 4,286 cases. Six of the new cases have no identified risk factors. Community-based transmission continues to occur in the State and has been identified in all counties. Most of the remaining cases have either had travel to domestic or international locations or have had close contact with a person with a confirmed COVID-19 diagnosis.

Current Situation in New Hampshire

New Hampshire 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Summary Report
(data updated May 27, 2020, 9:00 AM)

Hillsborough – Other734
Hillsborough – Manchester1,065
Hillsborough – Nashua384
County TBD10
Grand Total4,286
NH Persons with COVID-1914,286
Recovered2,691 (63%)
Deaths Attributed to COVID-19223 (5%)
Total Current COVID-19 Cases1,372
Persons Who Have Been Hospitalized for COVID-19426 (10%)
Current Hospitalizations105
Total Persons Tested at Selected Laboratories, Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)265,596
Total Persons Tested at Selected Laboratories, Antibody Laboratory Tests210,262
Persons with Specimens Submitted to NH PHL22,876
Persons with Test Pending at NH PHL3884
Persons Being Monitored in NH (approximate point in time)4,025

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 Specimens Tested by Date of Report to NH DHHS

Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) Tests
Testing Laboratory5/205/215/225/235/245/255/26Daily Average
NH Public Health Laboratories469738598894561760866698
Quest Diagnostics8451,086502495257629912675
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center1941541551651917266142
Other NH Hospital Laboratory102112628026138n/a**87
Other Laboratory*203439169381024
Antibody Laboratory Tests
Testing Laboratory5/205/215/225/235/245/255/26Daily Average
Quest Diagnostics535640425435224236231389
Other Laboratory*1191278507

* Includes out-of-state public health laboratories, out-of-state hospital laboratories, and other commercial laboratories not

already listed in the table.

** Not available at the time of this report.

NH DHHS Daily Update on COVID-19 Archive

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

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