April 8 NH DHHS COVID-19 update: 515 positive results with 59 in Manchester; 1 death reported

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CONCORD, NH – On Thursday, April 8, 2021, DHHS announced 515 new positive test results for COVID-19, for a current PCR test positivity rate of 3.5%. Today’s results include 316 people who tested positive by PCR test and 199 who tested positive by antigen test. There are now 3,585 current COVID-19 cases diagnosed in New Hampshire. Of the results reported today:

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 111 individuals under the age of 18 and the rest are adults with 50% being female and 50% being male. The new cases reside in Rockingham (121), Strafford (72), Hillsborough County other than Manchester and Nashua (69), Merrimack (44), Grafton (32), Carroll (23), Cheshire (21), Belknap (18), Coos (8), and Sullivan (4) counties, and in the cities of Manchester (59) and Nashua (29). The county of residence is being determined for fifteen new cases.

Community-based transmission continues to occur in the State and has been identified in all counties. Of those with complete risk information, most of the cases have either had close contact with a person with a confirmed COVID-19 diagnosis or have recently traveled.

DHHS has also announced one additional death related to COVID-19.

  • 1 male resident of Rockingham County, 60 years of age and older

There are currently 102 individuals hospitalized with COVID-19. In New Hampshire since the start of the pandemic, there have been a total of 87,441 cases of COVID-19 diagnosed.


Current Situation in New Hampshire

 New Hampshire 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Summary Report (updated April 8, 2021, 9 a.m.)

NH Persons with COVID-19 87,441
Recovered 82,605 (94%)
Deaths Attributed to COVID-19 1,251 (1%)
Total Current COVID-19 Cases 3,585
Current Hospitalizations 102
Total Persons Tested at Selected Laboratories, Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)2 671,250
Total Persons Tested at Selected Laboratories, Antibody Laboratory Tests2 38,941
Persons with Specimens Submitted to NH PHL 70,936
       Persons with Test Pending at NH PHL3 843

1 Includes specimens positive at any laboratory and those confirmed by CDC confirmatory testing.

2 Includes 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.

3 Includes specimens received and awaiting testing at NH PHL. Does not include tests pending at commercial laboratories.


New Hampshire Institutions Associated with COVID-19 Outbreak (as of 4/8/2021) 

Current COVID-19 Outbreaks Resident Cases Staff Cases Under Investigation Deaths
Alpine Health Center 19 10 0 0
Coos County Nursing Home 6 7 0 0
Northern NH Correctional Facility – Berlin 5 0 0 0
Rockingham County House of Corrections 5 1 0 0

Closed COVID-19 Outbreaks Resident Cases Staff Cases Deaths
All American Assisted Living Londonderry (6/9/2020) 15 16 2
Applewood Rehabilitation Center (2/20/2021) 18 17 1
The Arbors at Bedford (2/7/2021) 47 18 22
Aurora Assisted Living Derry (6/6/2020) 38 17 10
Aurora Assisted Living Derry (1/21/2020) 13 17 0
Bedford Falls (6/6/2020) 40 21 11
Bedford Hills Center Genesis (7/16/2020) 37 25 7
Bedford Hills Center Genesis (11/19/2020) 61 20 19
Bedford Hills Center Genesis (1/6/2021) 3 6 0
Bedford Nursing and Rehabilitation Center (7/7/2020) 62 28 17
Bedford Nursing and Rehabilitation Center (3/27/2021) 9 14 0
Bel-Air Nursing Home and Rehab Center (2/1/2021) 22 8 0
Bellamy Fields Dover (5/16/2020) 35 13 10
Bentley Commons at Bedford (2/4/2021) 21 13 2
Birch Hill (7/30/2020) 40 29 14
Birch Hill (2/23/2021) 3 13 0
Calumet Transitional Housing Unit – NHDOC (2/3/2021) 14 5 0
Carriage Hill Assisted Living (2/13/2021) 13 9 3
Carroll County Department of Corrections (2/23/2021) 3 10 0
Clipper Harbor Genesis Portsmouth (5/29/2020) 0 8 0
Clipper Harbor/Cedar Healthcare Center (1/24/2021) 32 16 7
Colonial Poplin Nursing & Rehabilitation (12/22/2020) 19 10 0
Colonial Poplin Nursing & Rehabilitation (1/15/2021) 4 1 0
Community Bridges Belmont (6/9/2020) 2 7 0
Community Bridges Concord (2/2/2021) 5 10 0
Community Resources for Justice Transitional Housing Manchester (5/18/2020) 16 4 0
Coos County Nursing Hospital (12/30/2020) 64 71 13
Country Village Center (2/17/2021) 47 20 12
Courville at Bedford – Carlyle Place (1/6/2021) 20 10 7
Courville Manchester (6/30/2020) 15 14 6
Crestwood Center Milford (6/30/2020) 54 28 15
Crestwood Center Milford (1/18/2021) 26 13 3
Crotched Mountain (4/20/2020) 3 12 1
Dover Center for Health and Rehabilitation (3/10/2021) 74 49 11
Easterseals – Manchester (5/16/2020) 45 70 0
Edgewood Centre Portsmouth (2/16/2021) 28 21 2
Elms Center (1/11/2021) 31 14 10
Epsom Healthcare (1/18/2021) 66 30 8
Evergreen Place Manchester (9/3/2020) 27 16 7
Evergreen Place Manchester (12/22/2020) 3 2 0
Fairview Senior Living (1/12/2021) 89 54 11
Golden View Health Care Meredith (1/24/2021) 77 52 12
Grace House Windham (12/30/2020) 14 12 0
Granite Recovery Centers NFA Behavioral Health-Salem (4/7/2021) 36 8 0
Green Mountain Treatment Center (1/8/2021) 68 38 0
Greenbriar (8/21/2020) 124 34 28
Greystone Farm at Salem (6/16/2020) 9 3 0
Greystone Farms (1/25/2021) 2 7 0
Hackett Hill Genesis Manchester (6/5/2020) 56 16 16
Hackett Hill Genesis Manchester (12/18/2020) 1 4 0
Hanover Hill Manchester (5/26/2020) 79 60 25
Hanover Hill Manchester (1/11/2021) 22 11 3
Hanover Terrace Health and Rehabilitation Center (1/22/2021) 71 40 7
Harbor Care Chestnut Street Group Home (2/2/2021) 4 2 0
Harmony Homes by the Bay (2/7/2021) 38 15 3
Harris Hill Center (1/21/2021) 22 17 3
Hillsborough County House of Corrections (2/11/2021) 114 54 0
Hillsborough County House of Corrections (3/19/2021) 20 2 0
Hillsborough County Nursing Home (7/27/2020) 154 55 39
Hillsborough County Nursing Home (2/15/2021) 100 64 13
Holy Cross Manchester (7/15/2020) 19 18 1
Huntington Nashua (5/8/2020) 23 19 7
Institute for Professional Practice, Inc (4/21/2020) 2 6 1
Keene Center (2/17/2021) 101 38 10
Kendal at Hanover (2/8/2021) 4 7 1
Keystone Hall, Cynthia Day Program (1/20/2021) 19 6 0
Kimi Nichols Center Plaistow (6/10/2020) 3 6 0
Lafayette Center (2/6/2021) 18 11 1
Lakes Region Community Services Fairview Home (1/14/2021) 7 13 1
Langdon Place of Exeter (2/17/2021) 14 8 2
Langdon Place of Nashua (2/23/2021) 19 18 2
Ledgewood Bay Assisted Living (2/16/2021) 17 16 3
Maple Leaf Healthcare Center (12/18/2020) 93 70 10
Meredith Bay Colony Club (1/26/2021) 23 13 2
Merrimack County Jail (1/22/2021) 36 15 0
Merrimack County Nursing Home (3/8/2021) 45 51 6
Mt. Carmel Nursing and Rehabilitation Manchester (6/26/2020) 38 16 5
Mt. Carmel Nursing and Rehabilitation Manchester (3/17/2021) 12 7 0
Mt. Prospect Academy Plymouth (12/18/2020) 14 28 0
Mt. Prospect Academy Seacoast Treatment & Stabilization Center (1/10/2021) 9 8 0
Mountain Ridge Genesis Franklin (6/18/2020) 49 21 9
Mountain View Community Ossipee (10/7/2020) 4 8 1
Nashua Crossings Benchmark (1/25/2021) 49 28 7
NH Correctional Facility for Women (2/12/2021) 26 11 0
NH State Prison – Men’s (3/22/21) 266 75 1
NH Veterans’ Home (1/25/2021) 93 102 36
Northern NH Correctional Facility – Berlin (2/3/2021) 129 30 1
Oceanside Center – Genesis (12/16/2020) 44 27 11
Pheasant Wood Center (1/5/2021) 32 2 7
Pine Rock Manor Warner (11/19/2020) 48 14 8
Pines of Newmarket (1/24/2021) 28 13 8
Pleasant Valley Derry (5/27/2020) 87 29 21
Pleasant View Nursing Home (1/26/2021) 94 49 22
Prospect Woodward Home at Hillside Village Keene (12/16/2020) 14 9 1
Residence at Salem Woods (1/11/2021) 1 1 0
Ridgewood Genesis Bedford (6/18/2020) 64 23 23
Ridgewood Genesis Bedford (8/12/2020) 2 9 0
Ridgewood Genesis Bedford (12/13/2020) 3 5 0
Rivermead Peterborough (1/22/2021) 5 8 0
Riverside Rest Home (2/17/2021) 96 79 9
Rockingham County Nursing and Rehab (1/23/2021) 3 15 0
Rockingham County House of Corrections (9/13/2020) 11 1 0
St. Anne’s Rehabilitation and Nursing Center Dover (12/22/2020) 17 16 0
St. Francis Rehabilitation and Nursing Center (1/29/2021) 37 26 15
St. Joseph’s Residence Manchester (12/22/2020) 11 11 2
St. Teresa Rehabilitation and Nursing Center Manchester (12/3/2020) 31 18 9
St. Vincent Rehabilitation and Nursing Center (2/26/2021) 35 15 4
Salem Woods (5/18/2020) 23 26 10
Salemhaven (7/9/2020) 46 15 11
Secure Psychiatric Unit, NH Department of Corrections (1/25/2021) 20 10 0
Strafford County Jail (2/12/2021) 127 14 0
Studley Home Assisted Living Facility Rochester (12/16/2020) 30 4 2
Sullivan County Department of Corrections (2/24/2021) 35 12 0
Sullivan County Nursing Home (2/26/2021) 123 57 3
Summerhill Assisted Living (2/17/2021) 14 13 2
Villa Crest Manchester (7/1/2020) 54 45 15
Warde Health Center Windham (10/22/2020) 3 2 0
Warde Health Center Windham (1/5/2021) 23 14 2
Wentworth Senior Living (1/18/2021) 11 6 1
Woodcrest Village Assisted Living (2/12/2021) 21 17 3
Woodlawn Care Center Newport (12/10/2020) 33 24 4

Number of Tests Conducted by Date of Report to NH DHHS

Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) Tests
Testing Laboratory 4/01 4/02 4/03 4/04 4/05 4/06 4/07 Daily Average
NH Public Health Laboratories 484 273 292 0 53 218 919 320
LabCorp 505 610 324 398 259 826 624 507
Quest Diagnostics 527 662 653 389 220 449 711 516
Mako Medical 227 68 3 20 0 38 215 82
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center 143 331 348 240 168 464 438 305
NorDX Laboratory 370 231 80 77 37 419 127 192
Broad Institute 2,888 5,914 3,156 202 1,490 6,667 4,205 3,503
Other NH Hospital Laboratory 437 487 401 348 468 482 720 478
Other Laboratory* 610 506 349 290 588 500 390 462
University of New Hampshire** 3,885 3,619 1,952 39 3,588 4,480 3,555 3,017
Total 10,076 12,701 7,558 2,003 6,871 14,543 11,904 9,379
Antibody Laboratory Tests
Testing Laboratory 4/01 4/02 4/03 4/04 4/05 4/06 4/07 Daily Average
LabCorp 2 5 6 3 0 3 7 4
Quest Diagnostics 13 15 9 0 0 5 7 7
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center 6 5 0 0 7 8 9 5
NorDX Laboratory 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Other Laboratory* 13 11 5 4 8 9 0 7
Total 34 36 20 7 15 25 23 23

* Includes out-of-state public health laboratories, out-of-state hospital laboratories, and other commercial laboratories not already listed in the table.

Note: Patients who had both antibody and polymerase chain reaction (PCR) tests are accounted for in both tables.

** Includes tests conducted at the UNH laboratory and their contracted lab Veritas.