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NH DHHS COVID-19 Update – April 19, 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 Sunday, April 19, 2020, DHHS announced 50 new positive test results for COVID-19. There have now been 1,392 cases of COVID-19 diagnosed in New Hampshire. Several cases are still under investigation. Any additional information from ongoing investigations will be incorporated into future COVID-19 updates. Of those with complete information, all are adults with 52% being female and 48% being male. The new cases reside in Rockingham (13), Hillsborough County other than Manchester and Nashua (4), Merrimack (2), Strafford (2), Cheshire (1), and Belknap (1) counties, and in the cities of Manchester (17) and Nashua (8). The county of residence is being determined for two new cases.

Six new hospitalized cases were identified for a total of 198 (14%) of 1,392 cases. Seven 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 three additional deaths related to COVID-19. We offer our sympathies to the family and friends.

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

· One male resident of Rockingham County, 60 years of age or older

· One female resident of Rockingham County, 60 years of age or older

Current Situation in New Hampshire

County

Cases

Belknap

26

Carroll

30

Cheshire

29

Coos

2

Grafton

45

Hillsborough - Other

192

Hillsborough - Manchester

258

Hillsborough - Nashua

131

Merrimack

94

Rockingham

479

Strafford

94

Sullivan

10

County TBD

2

Grand Total

1392

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

NH Persons with COVID-191

1,392

Recovered

521 (37%)

Deaths Attributed to COVID-19

41 (3%)

Total Current COVID-19 Cases

830

Persons Who Have Been Hospitalized for COVID-19

198 (14%)

Current Hospitalizations2

79

Persons Tested Negative at Selected Laboratories3

12,726

Persons with Specimens Submitted to NH PHL

6,472

Persons with Test Pending at NH PHL4

298

Persons Being Monitored in NH (approximate point in time)

2,300

1Includes specimens presumptive-positive at any laboratory and those confirmed by CDC confirmatory testing.
2Number of patients currently hospitalized with COVID-19 as reported by hospitals.

3Includes 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.

4Includes 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.