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NH DHHS COVID-19 Update – April 6, 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 Monday, April 6, 2020, DHHS announced 46 new positive test results for COVID-19. There have now been 715 cases of COVID-19 diagnosed in New Hampshire. Several of the new cases are still under investigation. Of those with complete information, there are three females and one male under the age of 18 and the rest are adults with 54% being female and 37% being male. The new cases reside in Rockingham (15), Hillsborough County other than Manchester and Nashua (4), Merrimack (6), Strafford (2), Cheshire (2), and Belknap (1) counties, and in the cities of Manchester (11) and Nashua (4). The county of residence is being determined for one new case. Nine new COVID-19-related hospitalizations were reported; thus far, 103 (14%) of the 715 positive cases have been hospitalized. Eighteen 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.

Current Situation in New Hampshire

County

Cases

Belknap

18

Carroll

19

Cheshire

13

Coos

1

Grafton

41

Hillsborough - Other

87

Hillsborough - Manchester

116

Hillsborough - Nashua

69

Merrimack

52

Rockingham

246

Strafford

46

Sullivan

6

County TBD

1

Grand Total

715

New Hampshire 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Summary Report
(data updated April 6, 2020, 9:00 AM)

NH Persons with COVID-191

715

Recovered

151 (21%)

Deaths Attributed to COVID-19

9 (1%)

Total Current COVID-19 Cases

555

Persons Who Have Been Hospitalized for COVID-19

103 (14%)

Persons Tested Negative at Selected Laboratories2

8,019

Persons with Specimens Submitted to NH PHL

4,183

Persons with Test Pending at NH PHL3

49

Persons Being Monitored in NH (approximate point in time)

2,250

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.