COVID Summary for 4/12

New Supplies Arrived

5e938f26586cf.imageFirst responders, health care workers, and others on the front lines in the fight against COVID-19 across New Hampshire will be the main beneficiaries of a shipment of 91,000 pounds of protective equipment that arrived at Manchester-Boston Regional Airport Sunday.

Inventor Dean Kamen facilitated the shipment via FedEx cargo plane from Shanghai, China to the Granite State. The state is purchasing the entire shipment of medical supplies, which state officials said includes 6,140 boxes of protective equipment containing 6.6 million masks, 50,000 face shields and 24,000 Tyvek coveralls.

Massive shipment of PPE arrives, courtesy of NH, Dean Kamen

New Hampshire 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Summary Report

(data updated as of April 12, 2020, 9:00 AM)

Number of Persons with COVID-191 985
Recovered 239 (24%)
Deaths Attributed to COVID-19 23 (2%)
Total Current COVID-19 Cases 723
Persons Who Have Been Hospitalized for COVID-19 152 (15%)
Persons Tested Negative at Selected Laboratories 2 10,222
Persons with Specimens Submitted to NH PHL 5,081
Persons with Test Pending at NH PHL 3 125
Persons Being Monitored in NH (approximate point in time) 2,275

1 Includes specimens presumptive-positive at any laboratory and those confirmed by CDC confirmatory testing.
2 Includes specimens tested at the NH Public Health Laboratories (PHL), LabCorp, Quest, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, and those sent to CDC prior to NH PHL testing capacity.
3 Includes specimens received and awaiting testing at NH PHL. Does not include tests pending at commercial laboratories.

COVID-19 Case Map

Cases by County
County Cases
Belknap 22
Carroll 28
Cheshire 19
Coos 2
Grafton 45
Hillsborough – Other 144
Hillsborough – Manchester 153
Hillsborough – Nashua 88
Merrimack 73
Rockingham 345
Strafford 59
Sullivan 6
County TBD 1
Grand Total 985




About Rep. Steven Smith

Steven Smith is a member of the New Hampshire House of Representatives, serving his 7th term. Rep. Smith currently represents Charlestown, Newport, and Unity. Rep. Smith is the Deputy Speaker of the NH House.
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