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One new positive COVID-19 test in Coos County

By Staff | Jul 1, 2020

This undated electron microscope image made available by the U.S. National Institutes of Health in February 2020 shows the virus that causes COVID-19. The sample was isolated from a patient in the U.S. (NIAID-RML via AP)

CONCORD – The state Department of Health and Human Services announced 4 additional deaths related to COVID-19 on Tuesday. We offer our sympathies to the family and friends.

They were two men and two women from Hillsborough County, all 60 years of age and older.

The state also announced 22 new positive test results for COVID-19. There have now been 5,782 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, all were adults with 41% being female and 59% being male. The new cases reside in Rockingham (3), Cheshire (2), Hillsborough County other than Manchester and Nashua (2), Coos (1), Grafton (1), Merrimack (1), and Sullivan (1) counties, and in the cities of Manchester (6) and Nashua (5).

No new hospitalized cases were identified for a total of 565 (10%) of 5,782 cases. Three of the new cases had 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 had close contact with a person with a confirmed COVID-19 diagnosis, recently traveled, or are associated with an outbreak setting.


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