9 More Deaths, 101 New COVID-19 Cases

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CONCORD – The state Department of Health and Human Services announced nine news deaths on Thursday bringing the total to 232.

They include four men and two women from Hillsborough County, all older than 60, and two men from Hillsborough County who were younger than 60, and one man from Rockingham County who is older than 60.

On Thursday, the state announced 101 new positive test results for COVID-19. There have now been 4,386 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 two individuals under the age of 18 and the rest are adults with 71% being female and 29% being male. The new cases reside in Rockingham (22), Hillsborough County other than Manchester and Nashua (14), Merrimack (4), Grafton (2), Strafford (2), Belknap (1), and Cheshire (1) counties, and in the cities of Manchester (42) and Nashua (12). The county of residence is being determined for one new case.  

Twelve new hospitalized cases were identified for a total of 438 (10%) of 4,386 cases. Eleven 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 28, 2020, 9:00 AM)

Hillsborough – Other749
Hillsborough – Manchester1109
Hillsborough – Nashua396
County TBD7
Grand Total4,386
NH Persons with COVID-1914,386
Recovered2,730 (62%)
Deaths Attributed to COVID-19232 (5%)
Total Current COVID-19 Cases1,424
Persons Who Have Been Hospitalized for COVID-19438 (10%)
Current Hospitalizations110
Total Persons Tested at Selected Laboratories, Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)266,862
Total Persons Tested at Selected Laboratories, Antibody Laboratory Tests210,553
Persons with Specimens Submitted to NH PHL23,267
Persons with Test Pending at NH PHL3891
Persons Being Monitored in NH (approximate point in time)4,050

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 Laboratory5/215/225/235/245/255/265/27Daily Average
NH Public Health Laboratories738598894561760866404689
Quest Diagnostics1,086502495257629912607641
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center154155165191726686127
Other NH Hospital Laboratory112628026138178n/a**99
Other Laboratory*34391693810922
Antibody Laboratory Tests
Testing Laboratory5/215/225/235/245/255/265/27Daily Average
Quest Diagnostics640425435224236231305357
Other Laboratory*912785016

* 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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