July 6 NH DHHS COVID-19 update: 21 new positive cases with 1 in Manchester; 1 death reported

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CONCORD, NH – On Monday, July 6, 2020, DHHS announced 21 new positive test results for COVID-19. There have now been 5,914 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, there are two individuals under the age of 18 and the rest are adults with 85 percent being female and 15 percent being male. The new cases reside in Belknap (3), Carroll (3), Rockingham (3), Coos (2), Hillsborough County other than Manchester and Nashua (2), Merrimack (1), and Strafford (1) counties, and in the cities of Nashua (4) and Manchester (1). The county of residence is being determined for one new case.

Four new hospitalized case were identified for a total of 574 (10 percent) of 5,914 cases. Six 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 Rockingham County, 60 years of age and older

Current Situation in New Hampshire

New Hampshire 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Summary Report (data updated July 6, 2020, 9 a.m.)

NH Persons with COVID-19 (see 1 below)5,914
Recovered4,706 (80%)
Deaths Attributed to COVID-19382 (6%)
Total Current COVID-19 Cases826
Persons Who Have Been Hospitalized for COVID-19574 (10%)
Current Hospitalizations25
Total Persons Tested at Selected Laboratories, Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) (see 2 below)127,880
Total Persons Tested at Selected Laboratories, Antibody Laboratory Tests (see 2 below)20,455
Persons with Specimens Submitted to NH PHL32,781
Persons with Test Pending at NH PHL (see 3 below)86
Persons Being Monitored in NH (approximate point in time)3,450

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 Laboratory6/296/307/017/027/037/047/05Daily Average
NH Public Health Laboratories292391455558643370633477
LabCorp179562697723253361135416
Quest Diagnostics301135694479647627679509
Mako Medical491125790361941,031150435
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center68701645811817157101
Other NH Hospital Laboratory33244225314717434n/a**230
Other Laboratory*62431151942818
Total1,6691,7493,0842,3411,9482,5981,6822,153
Antibody Laboratory Tests
Testing Laboratory6/296/307/017/027/037/047/05Daily Average
LabCorp02402331171018
Quest Diagnostics22619425721115911954174
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center1284234256019
Other Laboratory*81511107107
Total23523935027822214364219

* 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 Laboratory6/296/307/017/027/037/047/05Daily Average
NH Public Health Laboratories429316612715917386121
LabCorp165510417637215311112338
Quest Diagnostics268117593426587584622457
Mako Medical52284578246121108
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center5661150491071625091
Other NH Hospital Laboratory33244225314717434n/a**230
Other Laboratory*32328141442516
Total9181,2481,6911,4571,3381,7299161,328
Antibody Laboratory Tests
Testing Laboratory6/296/307/017/027/037/047/05Daily Average
LabCorp0035182517915
Quest Diagnostics20918624319414711851164
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center1223729246017
Other Laboratory*3111081005
Total21321932524919714160201

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

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