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NH DHHS COVID-19 Update – April 28, 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 Tuesday, April 28, 2020, DHHS announced 82 new positive test results for COVID-19. There have now been 2,010 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 is one individual under the age of 18 and the rest are adults with 55% being female and 45% being male. The new cases reside in Rockingham (23), Merrimack (13), Hillsborough County other than Manchester and Nashua (6), Cheshire (2), and Strafford (1) counties, and in the cities of Manchester (31) and Nashua (3). The county of residence is being determined for 3 new cases.

Three new hospitalized cases were identified for a total of 249 (12%) of 2,010 cases. Three 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

34

Carroll

31

Cheshire

40

Coos

2

Grafton

48

Hillsborough - Other

280

Hillsborough - Manchester

436

Hillsborough - Nashua

180

Merrimack

144

Rockingham

664

Strafford

133

Sullivan

11

County TBD

7

Grand Total

2010

New Hampshire 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Summary Report
(data updated April 28, 2020, 9:00 AM)

NH Persons with COVID-191

2,010

Recovered

936 (47%)

Deaths Attributed to COVID-19

60 (3%)

Total Current COVID-19 Cases

1,014

Persons Who Have Been Hospitalized for COVID-19

249 (12%)

Current Hospitalizations2

106

Persons Tested Negative at Selected Laboratories3

18,736

Persons with Specimens Submitted to NH PHL

8,635

Persons with Test Pending at NH PHL4

81

Persons Being Monitored in NH (approximate point in time)

2,550

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.