COVID Summary for 3/28

NH DHHS COVID-19 Update – March 28, 2020
 
On Saturday, March 28, 2020, DHHS announced 27 new positive test results for COVID-19. There have now been 214 cases of COVID-19 diagnosed in New Hampshire. The new cases are 17 adult females, 9 adult males, and one male under the age of 18. The new cases reside in Rockingham (11), Hillsborough other than Manchester and Nashua (4), Merrimack (3), Grafton (2), and Strafford (1) counties, and the cities of Manchester (3) and Nashua (3).  Three of the new cases were hospitalized for their illness; thus far, 33 patients of the 214 positive cases (15%) have been hospitalized.
Community-Based Transmission
Eight of the new cases have no identified risk factors. Community-based transmission continues to increase in the State and has been identified in all of the counties with cases. Most of the remaining cases have either had travel to domestic or international locations or have had close contact with a person with a confirmed COVID-19 diagnosis.
Total number of cases with no identified risk factors is now approximately 68, which is 32% of total positive tests.
New Hampshire 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Summary Report
(data updated March 28, 2020, 9:00 AM)
NH Persons with COVID-191 214
Deaths Attributed to COVID-19 2 (<1%)
Hospitalizations 33 (15%)
Persons Tested Negative at Selected Laboratories 4,524
Persons with Specimens Submitted to NH PHL 2,934
Persons with Test Pending at NH PHL 285
Persons Being Monitored in NH (approximate point in time) 925
Regional Information (total positive test results)
 
NH: 214
MA: 4,257
ME: 211
VT: 211
CT: 1524
RI: 239
NY: 52,318
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Reminder:
The CDC website has a number of resources to help us better understand COVID-19. If you ever have any questions related to the COVID-19 virus, health impacts, transmission, etc. please refer to the CDC website.
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About Rep. Steven Smith

Steven Smith is a member of the New Hampshire House of Representatives, serving his fifth term. Rep. Smith currently represents Acworth, Charlestown, Goshen, Langdon, Lempster, and Washington. Rep. Smith is the Chairman of the Sullivan County Delegation.
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