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NH DHHS COVID-19 Update – May 3, 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, May 3, 2020, DHHS announced 90 new positive test results for COVID-19. There have now been 2,518 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 51% being female and 49% being male. The new cases reside in Rockingham (32), Hillsborough County other than Manchester and Nashua (13), Strafford (6), Merrimack (3), and Belknap (1) counties, and in the cities of Manchester (18) and Nashua (12). The county of residence is being determined for five new cases.

Five new hospitalized cases were identified for a total of 282 (11%) of 2,518 cases. 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 2 additional deaths related to COVID-19. We offer our sympathies to the family and friends.

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

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

Current Situation in New Hampshire

County

Cases

Belknap

39

Carroll

32

Cheshire

40

Coos

2

Grafton

53

Hillsborough - Other

351

Hillsborough - Manchester

529

Hillsborough - Nashua

229

Merrimack

195

Rockingham

862

Strafford

155

Sullivan

12

County TBD

19

Grand Total

2,518

New Hampshire 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Summary Report
(data updated May 3, 2020, 9:00 AM)

NH Persons with COVID-191

2,518

Recovered

1,017 (40%)

Deaths Attributed to COVID-19

86 (3%)

Total Current COVID-19 Cases

1,415

Persons Who Have Been Hospitalized for COVID-19

282 (11%)

Current Hospitalizations2

110

Persons Tested Negative at Selected Laboratories3

28,318

Persons with Specimens Submitted to NH PHL

10,371

Persons with Test Pending at NH PHL4

244

Persons Being Monitored in NH (approximate point in time)

2,850

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

4/26

4/27

4/28

4/29

4/30

5/1

5/2

Daily Average

NH Public Health Laboratories

388

449

279

304

401

319

281

346

LabCorp

297

114

29

285

516

803

417

351

Quest Diagnostics

187

113

97

182

216

231

214

177

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center

36

17

48

90

125

127

43

69

Other NH Hospital Laboratory

36

78

135

157

166

129

n/a**

100

Other Laboratory*

38

51

19

40

27

42

13

33

Total

982

822

607

1058

1451

1651

968

1077

* 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.