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101 new positive COVID cases in NH Thursday

By Staff | Jul 30, 2021

FILE - This 2020 electron microscope image made available by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows the spherical coronavirus particles from what was believed to be the first U.S. case of COVID-19. A new analysis of blood samples from 24,000 Americans taken early last year is the latest and largest study to suggest that the coronavirus popped up in the U.S. in December 2019 — weeks before cases were first recognized by health officials. (C.S. Goldsmith, A. Tamin/CDC via AP)

Concord – The New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) has issued the following update on the new coronavirus, COVID-19.

On Thursday, July 29, 2021, DHHS announced 101 new positive test results for COVID-19. Today’s results include 53 people who tested positive by PCR test and 48 who tested positive by antigen test. There are now 528 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 fifteen individuals under the age of 18 and the rest are adults with 46% being female and 54% being male. The new cases reside in Rockingham (26), Hillsborough County other than Manchester and Nashua (13), Merrimack (10), Strafford (8), Belknap (5), Grafton (2), Sullivan (2), Cheshire (1), and Coos (1) counties, and in the cities of Manchester (11) and Nashua (6). The county of residence is being determined for sixteen new cases.

DHHS has also announced one additional death related to COVID-19. We offer our sympathies to the family and friends.

1 male resident of Hillsborough County, fewer than 60 years of age

There are currently 26 individuals hospitalized with COVID-19. In New Hampshire since the start of the pandemic, there have been a total of 100,554 cases of COVID-19 diagnosed.


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