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NH DHHS COVID-19 Update – April 27, 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 27, 2020, DHHS announced 75 new positive test results for COVID-19. There have now been 1,938 cases of COVID-19 diagnosed in New Hampshire. Several cases are still under investigation. Additional information from ongoing investigations will be incorporated into future COVID-19 updates. Of those with complete information, there are four individuals under the age of 18 and the rest are adults, with 49% being female and 51% being male. The new cases reside in Rockingham (25), Hillsborough County other than Manchester and Nashua (10), Belknap (4), Merrimack (2), Cheshire (2), and Carroll (1) counties, and in the cities of Manchester (13) and Nashua (12). The county of residence is being determined for 6 new cases.

Four new hospitalized cases were identified for a total of 246 (13%) of 1, 938 cases. Five 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

35

Carroll

31

Cheshire

38

Coos

2

Grafton

48

Hillsborough - Other

276

Hillsborough - Manchester

405

Hillsborough - Nashua

178

Merrimack

128

Rockingham

643

Strafford

132

Sullivan

11

County TBD

11

Grand Total

1938

New Hampshire 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Summary Report
(data updated April 27, 2020, 9:00 AM)

NH Persons with COVID-191

1,938

Recovered

798 (41%)

Deaths Attributed to COVID-19

60 (3%)

Total Current COVID-19 Cases

1,080

Persons Who Have Been Hospitalized for COVID-19

246 (13%)

Current Hospitalizations2

99

Persons Tested Negative at Selected Laboratories3

18,207

Persons with Specimens Submitted to NH PHL

8,515

Persons with Test Pending at NH PHL4

223

Persons Being Monitored in NH (approximate point in time)

2,400

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.