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NH DHHS COVID-19 Update – April 30, 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 Thursday, April 30, 2020, DHHS announced 96 new positive test results for COVID-19. There have now been 2,146 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 67% being female and 33% being male. The new cases reside in Merrimack (32), Rockingham (23), Hillsborough County other than Manchester and Nashua (18), Grafton (2), Strafford (2), Belknap (1), and Sullivan (1) counties, and in the cities of Manchester (9) and Nashua (7). The county of residence is being determined for one new case.

Three new hospitalized cases were identified for a total of 262 (12%) of 2,146 cases. Three of the new cases have no identified risk factors. Community-based transmission continues to occur throughout the State and has been identified in all counties. 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 6 additional deaths related to COVID-19. We offer our sympathies to the family and friends.

· Two female residents of Hillsborough County, who were 60 years of age or older

· Two male residents of Rockingham County, who were both 60 years of age older

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

· One female resident of Strafford County, who was 60 years of age older

Current Situation in New Hampshire

County

Cases

Belknap

34

Carroll

31

Cheshire

40

Coos

2

Grafton

50

Hillsborough - Other

316

Hillsborough - Manchester

455

Hillsborough - Nashua

193

Merrimack

177

Rockingham

692

Strafford

141

Sullivan

12

County TBD

3

Grand Total

2146

New Hampshire 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Summary Report
(data updated April 30, 2020, 9:00 AM)

NH Persons with COVID-191

2,146

Recovered

980 (46%)

Deaths Attributed to COVID-19

72 (3%)

Total Current COVID-19 Cases

1,094

Persons Who Have Been Hospitalized for COVID-19

262 (12%)

Current Hospitalizations2

112

Persons Tested Negative at Selected Laboratories3

19,903

Persons with Specimens Submitted to NH PHL

9,468

Persons with Test Pending at NH PHL4

302

Persons Being Monitored in NH (approximate point in time)

2,700

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.

Number of Specimens Tested by Date of Report to NH DHHS

Testing Laboratory

4/23

4/24

4/25

4/26

4/27

4/28

4/29

Daily Average

NH Public Health Laboratories

341

229

381

388

449

279

304

339

LabCorp

307

341

415

297

114

29

285

255

Quest Diagnostics

174

74

147

187

113

97

182

139

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center

100

93

95

36

17

48

90

68

Other NH Hospital Laboratory

40

39

5

36

78

135

n/a**

56

Other Laboratory*

23

50

31

38

51

19

40

36

Total

985

826

1074

946

882

607

901

885

* Includes out-of-state public health laboratories, out-of-state hospital laboratories, and other commercial laboratories not

already listed in the table.

** Not available at the time of this report.

NH DHHS Daily Update on COVID-19 Archive

For more information, please visit the DHHS COVID-19 webpage at https://www.nh.gov/covid19.