March 4 NH DHHS COVID-19 update: 231 positive results with 32 in Manchester; 3 deaths reported

Sign Up For Our FREE Daily eNews!


CONCORD, NH – On Thursday, March 4, 2021, DHHS announced 231 new positive test results for COVID-19, for a current PCR test positivity rate of 2.3%. Today’s results include 187 people who tested positive by PCR test and 44 who tested positive by antigen test. There are now 2,191 current COVID-19 cases diagnosed in New Hampshire. Of the results reported today:

  • 3/3: 231 new cases

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 30 individuals under the age of 18 and the rest are adults with 51% being female and 49% being male. The new cases reside in Rockingham (46), Strafford (31), Hillsborough County other than Manchester and Nashua (26), Merrimack (25), Cheshire (20), Grafton (13), Belknap (7), Carroll (7), Coos (7), and Sullivan (2) counties, and in the cities of Manchester (32) and Nashua (6). The county of residence is being determined for nine 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, are associated with an outbreak setting, or have recently traveled.

DHHS has also announced three additional deaths related to COVID-19.

  • 2 male residents of Merrimack County, 60 years of age and older
  • 1 male resident of Sullivan County, 60 years of age and older

There are currently 92 individuals hospitalized with COVID-19. In New Hampshire since the start of the pandemic, there have been a total of 76,178 cases of COVID-19 diagnosed.

Current Situation in New Hampshire 

New Hampshire 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Summary Report (updated March 4, 2021, 9 a.m.)

NH Persons with COVID-19 76,178
Recovered 72,809 (96%)
Deaths Attributed to COVID-19 1,178 (2%)
Total Current COVID-19 Cases 2,191
Current Hospitalizations 92
Total Persons Tested at Selected Laboratories, Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)(see 2 below) 630,826
Total Persons Tested at Selected Laboratories, Antibody Laboratory Tests (see 2 below) 37,805
Persons with Specimens Submitted to NH PHL 68,867
 Persons with Test Pending at NH PHL (see 3 below) 743

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 3/4/2021)

Current COVID-19 Outbreaks Resident Cases Staff Cases Under Investigation Deaths
Bedford Nursing and Rehabilitation Center 6 13 0 0
Dover Center for Health and Rehabilitation 74 49 0 11
Hillsborough County House of Corrections 19 2 0 0
Merrimack County Nursing Home 45 51 0 6
Mt. Carmel Rehabilitation and Nursing 11 7 0 0
NH State Prison – Men’s 266 75 0 1

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
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
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
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 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
Mt. Carmel Nursing and Rehabilitation Manchester (6/26/2020) 38 16 5
Mount 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 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 2/25 2/26 2/27 2/28 3/01 3/02 3/03 Daily Average
NH Public Health Laboratories 1,004 261 335 0 87 0 739 347
LabCorp 489 496 441 347 302 650 596 474
Quest Diagnostics 621 589 481 338 256 83 322 384
Mako Medical 629 98 118 31 17 375 630 271
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center 399 458 372 101 249 393 368 334
NorDX Laboratory 463 276 138 150 89 731 285 305
Broad Institute 2,315 5,358 4,065 1,404 1,865 37 648 2,242
Other NH Hospital Laboratory 401 426 291 236 375 450 628 401
Other Laboratory* 641 354 274 209 219 219 323 320
University of New Hampshire** 4,051 3,706 2,291 12 3,897 3,717 4,235 3,130
Total 11,013 12,022 8,806 2,828 7,356 6,655 8,774 8,208
Antibody Laboratory Tests
Testing Laboratory 2/25 2/26 2/27 2/28 3/01 3/02 3/03 Daily Average
LabCorp 7 10 16 4 0 16 18 10
Quest Diagnostics 22 20 19 8 7 1 7 12
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center 7 1 2 0 7 5 2 3
NorDX Laboratory 0 1 0 0 0 2 2 1
Other Laboratory* 13 11 6 0 3 3 1 5
Total 49 43 43 12 17 27 30 32

* 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.