412 new COVID cases in N.H. on Wednesday
CONCORD – The New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) has issued the following update on the new coronavirus, COVID-19.
On Wednesday, April 14, 2021, DHHS announced 412 new positive test results for COVID-19, for a current PCR test positivity rate of 2.4%. Today’s results include 259 people who tested positive by PCR test and 153 who tested positive by antigen test. There are now 3,544 current COVID-19 cases diagnosed in New Hampshire. Of the results reported today:
4/13: 412 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 eighty-two individuals under the age of 18 and the rest are adults with 50% being female and 50% being male. The new cases reside in Rockingham (86), Strafford (71), Hillsborough County other than Manchester and Nashua (66), Merrimack (30), Belknap (29), Grafton (25), Cheshire (15), Carroll (12), Sullivan (10), and Coos (9) counties, and in the cities of Manchester (40) and Nashua (12). The county of residence is being determined for seven 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 either had close contact with a person with a confirmed COVID-19 diagnosis, are associated with an outbreak setting, or have recently traveled.
DHHS has also announced four additional deaths related to COVID-19. One of the four deaths announced today occurred in December 2020 and was recently confirmed as related to COVID-19. We offer our sympathies to the family and friends.
1 female resident of Grafton County, 60 years of age and older
1 male resident of Grafton County, 60 years of age and older
1 male resident of Hillsborough County, 60 years of age and older
1 male resident of Rockingham County, 60 years of age and older
There are currently 118 individuals hospitalized with COVID-19. In New Hampshire since the start of the pandemic, there have been a total of 89,983 cases of COVID-19 diagnosed.