Feb. 13 NH DHHS COVID-19 update: 441 positive results with 28 in Manchester; 5 deaths reported

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CONCORD, NH – The New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) has issued the following update on the new coronavirus, COVID-19.

On Saturday, February 13, 2021, DHHS announced 441 new positive test results for COVID-19, for a current PCR test positivity rate of 3.0%. Today’s results include 287 people who tested positive by PCR test and 154 who tested positive by antigen test. There are now 3,253 current COVID-19 cases diagnosed in New Hampshire. Of the results reported today:

  • 2/12: 441 new cases

Test results for previous days are still being processed and the total number of new positives for those days are not yet complete. Updated case counts for prior days will be reflected on the COVID-19 interactive dashboard.

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 55 individuals under the age of 18 and the rest are adults with 52% being female and 48% being male. The new cases reside in Rockingham (113), Strafford (103), Hillsborough County other than Manchester and Nashua (50), Cheshire (24), Merrimack (17), Grafton (12), Coos (11), Belknap (10), Carroll (10), and Sullivan (10) counties, and in the cities of Manchester (28) and Nashua (28). The county of residence is being determined for 25 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 had close contact with a person with a confirmed COVID-19 diagnosis.

DHHS has also announced five additional deaths related to COVID-19. 1 female resident of Cheshire County, 60 years of age and older

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

There are currently 128 individuals hospitalized with COVID-19. In New Hampshire since the start of the pandemic, there have been a total of 70,505 cases of COVID-19 diagnosed.

Current Situation in New Hampshire

New Hampshire 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Summary Report (updated February 13, 2021, 9 a.m.)

NH Persons with COVID-1970,505
Recovered66,122 (94%)
Deaths Attributed to COVID-191,130 (2%)
Total Current COVID-19 Cases3,253
Current Hospitalizations128
Total Persons Tested at Selected Laboratories, Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) (see 2 below)615,799
Total Persons Tested at Selected Laboratories, Antibody Laboratory Tests (see 2 below)37,090
Persons with Specimens Submitted to NH PHLN/A
Persons with Test Pending at NH PHL (see 3 below)297

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.

Number of Tests Conducted by Date of Report to NH DHHS 

Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) Tests
Testing Laboratory2/062/072/082/092/102/112/12Daily Average
NH Public Health Laboratories54358469186765813574505
Quest Diagnostics704606315714725611607612
Mako Medical1881422161315235152171
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center35470241516648544389395
NorDX Laboratory147120103582492571343337
Broad Institute2,7886291,8494,1474,8422,64025352,776
Other NH Hospital Laboratory317225361497750430363420
Other Laboratory*392210240346784421290383
University of New Hampshire**3,7841264,0514,0154,0694,1624,1423,478
Antibody Laboratory Tests
Testing Laboratory2/062/072/082/092/102/112/12Daily Average
Quest Diagnostics22631717165119
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center20377985
NorDX Laboratory00002010
Other Laboratory*601339916

* 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.