Total cases and deaths by nursing homes reported
CONCORD – The state Department of Health and Human Services announced six new COVID-19 deaths Friday bringing the total to 238.
They are four men and to women in Hillsborough County, all older than 60.
The state also announced 107 new positive test results for COVID-19. There have now been 4,492 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 three individuals under the age of 18 and the rest are adults with 74% being female and 26% being male.
The new cases reside in Hillsborough County other than Manchester and Nashua (16), Rockingham (7), Strafford (4), Sullivan (2), Cheshire (2), Merrimack (2), and Belknap (1) counties, and in the cities of Nashua (40) and Manchester (32). The county of residence is being determined for one new case.
Two new hospitalized cases were identified for a total of 440 (10%) of 4,492 cases. Eleven 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.
The DHHS COVID-19 Dashboard launched earlier today on NH.gov/COVID19. Some of the items normally included in the daily update, such as the case maps, can be accessed on the Dashboard.