July 3 DHHS COVID-19 update: 38 new positive cases with 12 in Manchester; 1 new death reported

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CONCORD, NH – On Friday, July 3, 2020, DHHS announced 38 new positive test results for COVID-19. There have now been 5,857 cases of COVID-19 diagnosed in New Hampshire. Several cases are still under investigation. Of those with complete information, there are six 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 (11), Hillsborough County other than Manchester and Nashua (3), Merrimack (3), Strafford (2), Belknap (1), and Grafton (1) counties, and in the cities of Manchester (12) and Nashua (4). The county of residence is being determined for one new case.

Two new hospitalized cases were identified for a total of 569 (10%) of 5,857 cases. Three of the new cases have no identified risk factors. Community-based transmission continues to occur in the State and has been identified in all counties. Most of the remaining cases have had close contact with a person with a confirmed COVID-19 diagnosis, recently traveled, or are associated with an outbreak setting.

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

  • 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 3, 2020, 9 a.m.)

NH Persons with COVID-19 (1 see below)5,857
Recovered4,597 (78%)
Deaths Attributed to COVID-19376 (6%)
Total Current COVID-19 Cases884
Persons Who Have Been Hospitalized for COVID-19569 (10%)
Current Hospitalizations27
Total Persons Tested at Selected Laboratories, Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) (see 2 below)123,749
Total Persons Tested at Selected Laboratories, Antibody Laboratory Tests220,057
Persons with Specimens Submitted to NH PHL32,359
Persons with Test Pending at NH PHL (see 3 below)727
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.


Number of Tests Conducted by Date of Report to NH DHHS

Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) Tests
Testing Laboratory6/266/276/286/296/307/017/02Daily Average
NH Public Health Laboratories538111534292391455558411
LabCorp386366184179562697723442
Quest Diagnostics374457502301135694479420
Mako Medical771566157491125790361465
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center71204155687016458113
Other NH Hospital Laboratory3546285332442253n/a**232
Other Laboratory*71737624311419
Total2,1821,7671,8541,6691,7493,0842,1932,071
Antibody Laboratory Tests
Testing Laboratory6/266/276/286/296/307/17/2Daily Average
LabCorp26371602402321
Quest Diagnostics15522653226194257211189
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center19265128423422
Other Laboratory*12113815111010
Total21230077235239350278242

* Includes out-of-state public health laboratories, out-of-state hospital laboratories, and other commercial laboratories not already listed in the table. n/a: not available ** Not available at the time of this report.

Number of Persons Tested by Date of Report to NH DHHS

Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) Tests
Testing Laboratory6/266/276/286/296/307/17/2Daily Average
NH Public Health Laboratories1681301424293166127124
LabCorp347322150165510417637364
Quest Diagnostics316410430268117593426366
Mako Medical17512836522845776
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center5517913356611504998
Other NH Hospital Laboratory3546285332442253n/a**232
Other Laboratory*61632323281317
Total1,1021,2311,2089181,2481,6911,3091,244
Antibody Laboratory Tests
Testing Laboratory6/266/276/286/296/307/17/2Daily Average
LabCorp25311500351818
Quest Diagnostics14520650209186243194176
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center17225122372919
Other Laboratory*8813111087
Total19526771213219325249220

* Includes out-of-state public health laboratories, out-of-state hospital laboratories, and other commercial laboratories notalready listed in the table. ** Not available at the time of this report.

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