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289 new COVID-19 cases, no new deaths in NH Monday

By DHHS - | Apr 6, 2021

This 2020 electron microscope image made available by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows SARS-CoV-2 virus particles which cause COVID-19. According to research released in 2021, evidence is mounting that having COVID-19 may not protect against getting infected again with some of the new variants. People also can get second infections with earlier versions of the coronavirus if they mounted a weak defense the first time. (Hannah A. Bullock, Azaibi Tamin/CDC via AP)

CONCORD – The state Department of Health and Human Services announced 289 new positive test results for COVID-19 and no new deaths Monday, for a current PCR test positivity rate of 11.8%.

The state’s new maps showing rate of new cases per 100,000 population for the last 14 days can be found here. https://dashboard.nh.gov/t/DHHS/views/COVID19InteractiveMapDashboard/DetailedMap-Towns.pdf?Metric=Rate%20of%20New%20Cases%20per%20100k%20Population%20(Last%2014%20Days)

Today’s results include 188 people who tested positive by PCR test and 101 who tested positive by antigen test. There are now 3,287 current COVID-19 cases diagnosed in New Hampshire. Of the results reported today:

4/4: 289 new cases

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 forty-five individuals under the age of 18 and the rest are adults with 48% being female and 52% being male. The new cases reside in Rockingham (82), Strafford (47), Hillsborough County other than Manchester and Nashua (29), Merrimack (28), Belknap (14), Grafton (14), Sullivan (9), Carroll (6), Cheshire (4), and Coos (2) counties, and in the cities of Nashua (23) and Manchester (17). The county of residence is being determined for fourteen new cases.

Community-based transmission continues to occur in the State and has been identified in all counties. Of those with complete risk information, most of the cases have had close contact with a person with a confirmed COVID-19 diagnosis.

There are currently 83 individuals hospitalized with COVID-19. In New Hampshire since the start of the pandemic, there have been a total of 86,125 cases of COVID-19 diagnosed.

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