On Tuesday, April 19, 2022, DHHS announced 175 new positive test results for COVID-19 for Monday, April 18. Today’s results include 109 people who tested positive by PCR test and 66 who tested positive by antigen test. 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 2,049 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 thirty-one individuals under the age of 18 and the rest are adults with 58% being female and 42% being male. The new cases reside in Rockingham (38), Hillsborough County other than Manchester and Nashua (31), Strafford (20), Belknap (11), Cheshire (11), Merrimack (10), Carroll (6), Sullivan (6), and Grafton (5) counties, and in the cities of Manchester (16) and Nashua (8). The county of residence is being determined for thirteen 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 Merrimack County, 60 years of age and older
There are currently 14 hospitalized patients being treated for COVID-19. In New Hampshire, since the start of the pandemic, there have been a total of 306,369 cases of COVID-19 diagnosed.
Current Situation in New Hampshire
New Hampshire 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Summary Report
(updated April 19, 2022, 9:00 AM)
|NH Persons with COVID-19||306,369|
|Deaths Attributed to COVID-19||2,471 (1%)|
|Total Current COVID-19 Cases||2,049|
|Current Hospitalizations Treated for COVID-19||14|
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 November 29th 2021||Female||Hillsborough||40-49|
|Week of December 6th 2021||Male||Rockingham||40-49|
|Week of January 17th 2022||Female||Rockingham||50-59|
|Week of February 7th 2022||Male||Rockingham||80+|
|Week of February 21st 2022||Female||Rockingham||50-59|
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/.