55 More COVID-19 Cases In New Hampshire; Another Death: Update

CONCORD, NH — Fifty-five more New Hampshire residents have tested positive for COVID-19, according to state health officials.

Fourteen of the new positive tests were children and 30 of them were female. Sixteen reside in Rockingham County, 11 live in Hillsborough County outside of Manchester and Nashua, five live in Merrimack, and three live in Nashua. The state is still investigating the residency of three cases.

A few more than 6,900 specimens were collected Saturday with a little more than 1,100 tests pending. The state said 0.8 percent of the polymerase chain reaction tests were positive. Sunday’s positive tests were a mix of both PCR and antigen tests. More than 293,000 New Hampshire residents about 19.5 percent of all residents have been tested. The state has administered nearly 498,000 PCR tests.

Accumulatively, 9,143 people have contracted the coronavirus while 8,002 or 88 percent have recovered.

Two of the Granite Staters

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Merrimack County Woman Dies: New Hampshire Coronavirus Update

CONCORD, NH — Another elderly resident of New Hampshire has died due to complications of or due to COVID-19, according to state health officials.

The woman was 60 years of age or older and lived in Merrimack County but no other information was available at post time. The state updated yesterday’s information to report that the Hillsborough County man who died Sunday was 80 years of age or older and connected to a long-term care facility.

The state reported 35 new positive test results of the new coronavirus with the polymerase chain reaction tests showing a positivity rate of 0.4 percent. Thirty of the new cases were tested via PCR tests while five were antigen tests.

Of the new cases, one was a child while 21 were male. Seven live in Rockingham County, six live in Nashua, four live in Hillsborough County outside of Manchester and Nashua, and two live

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500 Active Cases Of COVID-19 In New Hampshire

CONCORD, NH — The state of New Hampshire has more active cases of COVID-19 than it has seen since late July after reporting 66 new positive test results Saturday.

Of the new positive test results, eight were children and 35 were male with 51 testing positive via polymerase chain reaction tests and 15 testing positive by the new antigen test. Nineteen of the new cases live in Nashua, 12 in Manchester, nine reside in Merrimack County, and eight live in both Rockingham County and Hillsborough County outside of Nashua and Manchester.

The state said there were 500 current positive cases of the coronavirus in New Hampshire — the most since July 26 when there were 589 active cases with 8,597 accumulative cases and 7,655 recovered or about 89 percent.

Seventeen people remain hospitalized while 14 of the new patients have no identified risk factors.

The state collected 8,671 PCR specimens

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More Than 270K Tested For COVID-19 In New Hampshire: Data Update

CONCORD, NH — State health officials reported 28 new positive test results Tuesday including two children.

The state said 52 percent of the new cases were male while 13 reside in Rockingham County, two live in Nashua, two live in Hillsborough County outside of Manchester and Nashua, and one live Merrimack County.

The state has 8,233 confirmed positive tests since March with nearly 7,500 recovering from the virus.

One of the new positive tests required hospitalization while five had no identified risk factors meaning they had not traveled recently or been in contact with confirmed COVID-19 cases. Only 13 people remain hospitalized.

According to the state, 270,204 people have been tested for the virus after 5,764 specimens were gathered Monday. The state also reported 438,972 polymerase chain reaction tests have been performed in New Hampshire.

Approximately 2,725 people are under public health monitoring.

More School Infections Reported

The health department’s

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Another Elderly Death Related To New Coronavirus In New Hampshire

CONCORD, NH — Another elderly woman has died due to or from complications connected to the new coronavirus, according to New Hampshire health officials.

The woman, who was between 70 and 79 years of age and connected to a long-term care setting, lived in Hillsborough County.

“We offer our sympathies to the family and friends,” the State Joint Information Center said Saturday.

The woman was the 439rd death during the pandemic. About 5 percent of all people contracting COVID-19 have died mostly due to underlying health conditions the patients already had before becoming infected like diabetes, heart disease, or lung conditions, or due to age.

The state announced another 38 new positive test results, too, bringing the accumulative case count to 8,121 in New Hampshire with 91 percent, 7,379, recovering from the virus.

Four of the new cases were children and 53 percent were female. Thirteen of the new cases

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