28 new COVID-19 cases in NH Tuesday
CONCORD – The state Department of Health and Human Services announced 28 new positive test results for COVID-19 Tuesday. Today’s results include 22 people who tested positive by PCR test and 6 who tested positive by antigen test. There are now 322 current COVID-19 cases 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 eight individuals under the age of 18 and the rest are adults with 52% being female and 48% being male. The new cases reside in Rockingham (7), Cheshire (2), Grafton (2), Sullivan (2), Belknap (1), Coos (1), Hillsborough County other than Manchester and Nashua (1), Merrimack (1), and Strafford (1) counties, and in the city of Manchester (7). The county of residence is being determined for three 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 28 individuals hospitalized with COVID-19. In New Hampshire since the start of the pandemic, there have been a total of 98,944 cases of COVID-19 diagnosed.