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NH DHHS COVID-19 Update – April 10, 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 10, 2020, DHHS announced 66 new positive test results for COVID-19. There have now been 885 cases of COVID-19 diagnosed in New Hampshire. Several cases are still under investigation. Of those with complete information, all are adults with 48% being female and 52% being male. The new cases reside in Rockingham (29), Hillsborough County other than Manchester and Nashua (12), Strafford (4), Merrimack (3), Cheshire (3), Coos (1), and Carroll (1) counties, and in the cities of Manchester (8) and Nashua (5). Seven new COVID-19-related hospitalizations were reported; thus far, 134 (15%) of the 885 positive cases have been hospitalized. Nine 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 one additional death related to COVID-19. We offer our sympathies to the family and friends.

· A female resident of Hillsborough County, 60 years of age or older

Current Situation in New Hampshire

County

Cases

Belknap

21

Carroll

28

Cheshire

17

Coos

2

Grafton

43

Hillsborough - Other

121

Hillsborough - Manchester

142

Hillsborough - Nashua

81

Merrimack

66

Rockingham

305

Strafford

53

Sullivan

6

Grand Total

885

New Hampshire 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Summary Report
(data updated April 10, 2020, 9:00 AM)

NH Persons with COVID-191

885

Recovered

234 (26%)

Deaths Attributed to COVID-19

22 (2%)

Total Current COVID-19 Cases

629

Persons Who Have Been Hospitalized for COVID-19

134 (15%)

Persons Tested Negative at Selected Laboratories2

9,608

Persons with Specimens Submitted to NH PHL

4,826

Persons with Test Pending at NH PHL3

93

Persons Being Monitored in NH (approximate point in time)

3,350

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.