On Monday, April 18, 2022, DHHS announced 143 new positive test results for COVID-19 for Sunday, April 17. Today’s results include 120 people who tested positive by PCR test and 23 who tested positive by antigen test. DHHS also announced 313 cases from Friday, April 15 (256 by PCR and 57 by antigen test); and 293 cases from Saturday, April 16 (233 by PCR and 60 by antigen test). Additionally, DHHS announced an additional 28 new cases from Thursday, April 14 (23 by PCR and 5 by antigen test) for a new total of 322. 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 2,102 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-four individuals under the age of 18 and the rest are adults with 56% being female and 44% being male. The new cases reside in Rockingham (164), Grafton (104), Hillsborough County other than Manchester and Nashua (94), Strafford (82), Merrimack (66), Cheshire (36), Sullivan (31), Carroll (29), Belknap (28), and Coos (1) counties, and in the cities of Manchester (65) and Nashua (41). The county of residence is being determined for thirty-six new cases.
DHHS has also announced one additional death related to COVID-19. We offer our sympathies to the family and friends.
· 1 male resident of Hillsborough County, fewer than 60 years of age
There are currently 18 hospitalized patients being treated for COVID-19. In New Hampshire, since the start of the pandemic, there have been a total of 306,193 cases of COVID-19 diagnosed.
Current Situation in New Hampshire
New Hampshire 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Summary Report
(updated April 18, 2022, 9:00 AM)
|NH Persons with COVID-19||306,193|
|Deaths Attributed to COVID-19||2,465 (1%)|
|Total Current COVID-19 Cases||2,102|
|Current Hospitalizations Treated for COVID-19||18|
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 additional hospitalization data, please visit the New Hampshire Hospital Association’s COVID-19 information page at https://nhha.org/index.php/whats-new/1545-coronavirus-disease-2019-covid-19-outbreak.
For more information, please visit the DHHS COVID-19 webpage at https://www.covid19.nh.gov/.