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NH DHHS COVID-19 Update – April 3, 2020

Concord, NH – The New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) has issued the following update on the new coronavirus, COVID-19.

On Friday, April 3, 2020, DHHS announced 61 new positive test results for COVID-19. There have now been 540 cases of COVID-19 diagnosed in New Hampshire. The new cases are 40 adult females and 21 adult males. The new cases reside in Rockingham (20), Hillsborough County other than Manchester and Nashua (12), Belknap (3), Merrimack (3), Carroll (1), Cheshire (1), Coos (1), and Strafford (1) counties, and in the cities of Manchester (11) and Nashua (8). This marks the first confirmed case in Coos County. Seven of the new cases were hospitalized for their illness; thus far, 80 (15%) of the 540 positive cases have been hospitalized. Twenty-one of the new cases have no identified risk factors. Community-based transmission continues to increase in the State and has been identified in all counties with cases. Most of 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.

DHHS has also announced two additional deaths related to COVID-19. These people were one male and one female, both residents of Hillsborough County who were over 60 years old. We offer our sympathies to the family and friends.

County

Cases

Belknap

14

Carroll

17

Cheshire

9

Coos

1

Grafton

38

Hillsborough - Other

69

Hillsborough - Manchester

74

Hillsborough - Nashua

51

Merrimack

36

Rockingham

190

Strafford

36

Sullivan

5

Grand Total

540

New Hampshire 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Summary Report
(data updated April 3, 2020, 9:00 AM)

NH Persons with COVID-191

540

Recovered

144 (27%)

Deaths Attributed to COVID-19

7 (1%)

Total Current COVID-19 Cases

389

Persons Who Have Been Hospitalized for COVID-19

80 (15%)

Persons Tested Negative at Selected Laboratories2

6,965

Persons with Specimens Submitted to NH PHL

3,813

Persons with Test Pending at NH PHL3

94

Persons Being Monitored in NH (approximate point in time)

1,775

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. 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.