July 2 NH DHHS COVID-19 update: 21 new cases with 3 in Manchester; 2 deaths reported

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CONCORD, NH – On Thursday, July 2, 2020, DHHS announced 21 new positive test results for COVID-19. There have now been 5,822 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, all were adults with 67 percent being female and 33% being male. The new cases reside in Carroll (7), Rockingham (3), Merrimack (2), Hillsborough County other than Manchester and Nashua (1), and Sullivan (1) Counties, and in the cities of Manchester (3) and Nashua (4).

Two new hospitalized cases were identified for a total of 567 (10 percent) of 5,822 cases. There were not any new cases with no identified risk factor; most of the newly identified cases recently traveled or had close contact with a person with confirmed COVID-19 diagnosis. Community-based transmission continues to occur in the State and has been identified in all counties.

DHHS has also announced 2 additional deaths related to COVID-19. We offer our sympathies to the family and friends.

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

Current Situation in New Hampshire

New Hampshire 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Summary Report (data updated July 2, 2020, 9 a.m.)

NH Persons with COVID-19 (see 1 below)5,822
Recovered4,508 (77%)
Deaths Attributed to COVID-19375 (6%)
Total Current COVID-19 Cases939
Persons Who Have Been Hospitalized for COVID-19567 (10%)
Current Hospitalizations31
Total Persons Tested at Selected Laboratories, Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) (see 2 below)122,187
Total Persons Tested at Selected Laboratories, Antibody Laboratory Tests219,808
Persons with Specimens Submitted to NH PHL32,200
Persons with Test Pending at NH PHL (see 3 below)574
Persons Being Monitored in NH (approximate point in time)3,475

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 7/2/2020)

Current COVID-19 OutbreaksResident CasesStaff CasesUnder InvestigationDeaths
Bedford Hills Center Genesis372403
Bedford Nursing and Rehabilitation Center6227017
Birch Hill4028015
Greenbriar Nashua10535524
Hillsborough County Nursing Home15355033
Holy Cross Manchester191801

Closed COVID-19 OutbreaksResident CasesStaff CasesDeaths
All American Assisted Living Londonderry (6/9/2020)15162
Aurora Assisted Living Derry (6/6/2020)381710
Bedford Falls (6/6/2020)402111
Bellamy Fields Dover (5/16/2020)351310
Clipper Harbor Genesis Portsmouth (5/29/2020080
Community Bridges Belmont (6/9/2020)270
Community Resources for Justice Transitional Housing Manchester (5/18/2020)1640
Courville Manchester (6/30/2020)15146
Crestwood Center Milford (6/30/2020)542815
Crotched Mountain (4/20/2020)3121
Easterseals – Manchester (5/16/2020)45700
Greystone Farm at Salem (6/16/2020)930
Hackett Hill Genesis Manchester (6/5/2020)561616
Hanover Hill Manchester (5/26/2020)796025
Huntington Nashua (5/8/2020)23197
Institute for Professional Practice, Inc (4/21/2020)261
Kimi Nichols Center Plaistow (6/10/2020)360
Mt. Carmel Nursing and Rehabilitation Manchester (6/26/2020)38165
Mountain Ridge Genesis Franklin (6/18/2020)4929
Ridgewood Genesis Bedford (6/18/2020)642323
Pleasant Valley Derry (5/27/2020)872921
Salem Woods (5/18/2020)232610
Villa Crest Manchester (7/1/2020)544515

Number of Tests Conducted by Date of Report to NH DHHS

Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) Tests
Testing Laboratory6/256/266/276/286/296/307/01Daily Average
NH Public Health Laboratories280538111534292391391362
Quest Diagnostics210374457502301135694382
Mako Medical670771566157491125790510
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center168712041556870164129
Other NH Hospital Laboratory2743546285332442n/a**236
Other Laboratory*20717376243120
Antibody Laboratory Tests
Testing Laboratory6/256/266/276/286/296/307/1Daily Average
Quest Diagnostics21015522653226194257189
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center19192651284220
Other Laboratory*212113815119

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