May 29 NH DHHS COVID-19 update: 73 positive results with 6 in Manchester; 1 death reported

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CONCORD, NH – On Saturday, May 29, 2021, DHHS announced 73 new positive test results for COVID-19. Today’s results include 53 people who tested positive by PCR test and 20 who tested positive by antigen test. There are now 500 current COVID-19 cases 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 sixteen individuals under the age of 18 and the rest are adults with 42% being female and 58% being male. The new cases reside in Rockingham (13), Strafford (11), Grafton (9), Hillsborough County other than Manchester and Nashua (6), Coos (5), Merrimack (5), Cheshire (4), Belknap (2), and Sullivan (2) counties, and in the cities of Manchester (6) and Nashua (4). The county of residence is being determined for six 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 or had recently traveled.

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

  • 1 male resident of Strafford County, 60 years of age and older.

There are currently 46 individuals hospitalized with COVID-19. In New Hampshire since the start of the pandemic, there have been a total of 98,699 cases of COVID-19 diagnosed.

Current Situation in New Hampshire

New Hampshire 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Summary Report (updated May 29, 2021, 9:00 AM)

NH Persons with COVID-1998,699
Recovered96,847 (98%)
Deaths Attributed to COVID-191,352 (1%)
Total Current COVID-19 Cases500
Current Hospitalizations46

The most up-to-date laboratory testing data and positivity rates are available on the COVID-19 dashboards at https://www.covid19.nh.gov/dashboard/overview.

For more information, please visit the DHHS COVID-19 webpage at https://www.covid19.nh.gov/.

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Nathan Graziano lives in Manchester with his wife and kids. He's the author of nine collections of fiction and poetry. His most recent book, Fly Like The Seagull was published by Luchador Press in 2020. He's a high school teacher and freelance writer, and in his free time, he writes bios about himself in the third person. For more information, visit his website: http://www.nathangraziano.com