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NH DHHS COVID-19 Update – May 13, 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 Wednesday, May 13, 2020, DHHS announced 63 new positive test results for COVID-19. There have now been 3,299 cases of COVID-19 diagnosed in New Hampshire. More than 1,900 COVID-19 tests were reported to DHHS on May 12, the highest one-day total to be reported to date.

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 seven individuals under the age of 18 and the rest are adults with 56% being female and 44% being male. The new cases reside in Hillsborough County other than Manchester and Nashua (15), Rockingham (11), Merrimack (6), Strafford (2), Cheshire (1), and Grafton (1) counties, and in the cities of Manchester (17) and Nashua (9). The county of residence is being determined for one new case.

Seven new hospitalized case was identified for a total of 326 (10%) of 3,299 cases. Three 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 8 additional deaths related to COVID-19. We offer our sympathies to the family and friends.

· 4 female residents of Hillsborough County, 60 years of age and older

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

· 1 female resident of Rockingham County, 60 years of age and older

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

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

Current Situation in New Hampshire

New Hampshire 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Summary Report
(data updated May 13, 2020, 9:00 AM)

County

Cases

Belknap

47

Carroll

37

Cheshire

45

Coos

2

Grafton

58

Hillsborough - Other

533

Hillsborough - Manchester

750

Hillsborough - Nashua

309

Merrimack

256

Rockingham

1021

Strafford

201

Sullivan

14

County TBD

26

Grand Total

3299

NH Persons with COVID-191

3,299

Recovered

1,236 (37%)

Deaths Attributed to COVID-19

150 (4.5%)

Total Current COVID-19 Cases

1,913

Persons Who Have Been Hospitalized for COVID-19

326 (10%)

Current Hospitalizations2

126

Persons Tested Negative at Selected Laboratories3

35,876

Persons with Specimens Submitted to NH PHL

13,984

Persons with Test Pending at NH PHL4

735

Persons Being Monitored in NH (approximate point in time)

3,375

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 Department of Health and Human Services

New Hampshire Institutions Associated with COVID-19 Outbreak (as of 5/13/2020)

Facility / Organization

Residents

Staff

Under Investigation

Deaths

Aurora Assisted Living Derry

21

12

0

8

Bedford Falls

23

8

2

4

Bellamy Fields Dover

35

12

0

10

Birch Hill

12

13

0

4

Clipper Harbor Genesis Portsmouth

0

2

4

0

Community Resources for Justice Transitional Housing Manchester

16

4

0

0

Crestwood Center Milford

40

15

0

8

Easterseals - Manchester

45

69

3

0

Hackett Hill Genesis Manchester

54

13

2

4

Hanover Hill Manchester

79

54

0

23

Hillsborough County Nursing Home

28

1

1

0

Mountain Ridge Genesis Franklin

45

14

3

7

Pleasant Valley Derry

86

23

0

18

Ridgewood Genesis Bedford

39

8

2

0

Salemhaven

24

7

2

6

Salem Woods

23

13

0

10

Number of Specimens Tested by Date of Report to NH DHHS

Testing Laboratory

5/6

5/7

5/8

5/9

5/10

5/11

5/12

Daily Average

NH Public Health Laboratories

419

471

253

415

263

245

308

339

LabCorp

423

466

224

435

n/a**

660

130

390

Quest Diagnostics

567

452

465

293

274

650

1334

576

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center

142

144

142

131

208

31

98

128

Other NH Hospital Laboratory

111

74

109

64

86

49

n/a**

82

Other Laboratory*

26

43

41

31

7

23

42

30

Total

1688

1650

1234

1369

838

1658

1912

1478

* 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.