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NH DHHS COVID-19 Update – March 25, 2020

Concord, NH – The New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) has issued the following update for March 25, 2020, on the new coronavirus, COVID-19. DHHS will continue to issue COVID-19 updates each day to provide media and the public with current information about the State’s efforts.

On Wednesday, March 25, 2020, DHHS announced 29 new positive test results for COVID-19. There have now been 137 cases of COVID-19 diagnosed in New Hampshire. The new cases are 12 adult males, 16 adult females, and one female under age 18. The new cases reside in Rockingham (14), Hillsborough County other than Manchester and Nashua (8), Strafford (2), Belknap (1), Grafton (1), and Merrimack (1) counties, and in the City of Manchester (2). Thirteen of the new cases have no identified risk factors. Community-based transmission continues to increase in the State and has been identified in the majority of counties. The remaining cases have either had travel to domestic or international locations or have had close contact with a person with a confirmed COVID-19 diagnosis. Six of the new cases are currently hospitalized; thus far, 19 patients of the 137 positive cases (14%) have been hospitalized.

New Hampshire 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Summary Report
(data updated March 25, 2020, 9:00 AM)

NH Persons with COVID-191

137

Deaths Attributed to COVID-19

1 (<1%)

Hospitalizations

19 (14%)

Persons Tested Negative at Selected Laboratories2

3,001

Persons with Specimens Submitted to NH PHL

2,620

Persons with Test Pending at NH PHL3

712

Persons Being Monitored in NH (approximate point in time)

650


1Includes specimens presumptive-positive at any laboratory and those confirmed by CDC confirmatory testing.
2Includes 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.

3Includes specimens received and awaiting testing at NH PHL. It does not include tests pending at commercial laboratories.

NH DHHS Daily Update on COVID-19 Archive

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