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NH DHHS COVID-19 Update – May 10, 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 10, 2020, DHHS announced 61 new positive test results for COVID-19. There have now been 3,071 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 five individuals under the age of 18 and the rest are adults with 62% being female and 38% being male. The new cases reside in Rockingham (13), Hillsborough County other than Manchester and Nashua (12), Strafford (7), Merrimack (3), Belknap (2), Carroll (1), and Grafton (1) counties, and in the cities of Manchester (14) and Nashua (6). The county of residence is being determined for two new cases.

Two new hospitalized case was identified for a total of 315 (10%) of 3,071 cases. One of the new cases have no identified risk factors. Community-based transmission continues to occur in the State and has been identified in all counties. 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.

· 1 male resident of Hillsborough County, 60 years of age and older

· 1 male resident of Merrimack County, 60 years of age and older

Current Situation in New Hampshire

New Hampshire 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Summary Report

County

Cases

Belknap

46

Carroll

37

Cheshire

43

Coos

2

Grafton

56

Hillsborough - Other

465

Hillsborough - Manchester

684

Hillsborough - Nashua

289

Merrimack

237

Rockingham

978

Strafford

192

Sullivan

14

County TBD

28

Grand Total

3071

(data updated May 10, 2020, 9:00 AM)

NH Persons with COVID-191

3,071

Recovered

1,229 (40%)

Deaths Attributed to COVID-19

133 (4%)

Total Current COVID-19 Cases

1,709

Persons Who Have Been Hospitalized for COVID-19

315 (10%)

Current Hospitalizations2

113

Persons Tested Negative at Selected Laboratories3

31,723

Persons with Specimens Submitted to NH PHL

12,688

Persons with Test Pending at NH PHL4

261

Persons Being Monitored in NH (approximate point in time)

3,150

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

5/3

5/4

5/5

5/6

5/7

5/8

5/9

Daily Average

NH Public Health Laboratories

276

105

279

419

471

253

415

317

LabCorp

270

59

558

423

466

224

435

348

Quest Diagnostics

211

99

228

567

452

465

293

331

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center

123

25

22

142

144

142

131

104

Other NH Hospital Laboratory

56

132

122

111

74

109

n/a**

101

Other Laboratory*

26

32

31

26

43

41

31

33

Total

962

452

1240

1688

1650

1234

1305

1219

* 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.