The Governor, at a press conference today, announced a Long-Term Care Stabilization Program to provide a weekly $300 stipend to front line workers at N.H. Medicaid-funded residential facilities and social service agencies through the end of June.
Qualifying organizations will be able to register tomorrow with HHS.
All increases in funding must be passed to the front-line employees
It’s estimated that 25,000 workers are eligible.
Concord, NH – Governor Chris Sununu issued Executive Order 2020-06 as part of the state’s efforts to respond to COVID-19.
Executive Order 2020-06: An order establishing the Governor’s Office for Emergency Relief and Recovery and processes and procedures for allocation and expenditure of COVID-19 emergency funds
NH DHHS COVID-19 Update – April 15, 2020
On Tuesday, April 14, 2020, DHHS announced 73 new positive test results for COVID-19. There have now been 1,091 cases of COVID-19 diagnosed in New Hampshire. Several cases are still under investigation. Of those with complete information, all are adults with 63% being female and 37% being male. The new cases reside in Hillsborough County other than Manchester and Nashua (21), Rockingham (20), Strafford (9), Belknap (2), Cheshire (2), Carroll (1), Merrimack (1), and Sullivan (1) counties, and in the cities of Manchester (8) and Nashua (8).
Eleven new hospitalized cases were identified today for a total of 163 (15%) of 1,091 cases.
Community Based Transmission
Sixteen of the new cases have no identified risk factors. Community-based transmission continues to increase in the State and has been identified in all 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.
DHHS has also announced four additional deaths related to COVID-19.
• Three male residents of Hillsborough County, 60 years of age or older
• One female resident of Hillsborough County, 60 years of age or older
Hillsborough – Other 169
Hillsborough – Manchester 171
Hillsborough – Nashua 100
County TBD 1
New Hampshire 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Summary Report
(data updated April 14, 2020, 9:00 AM)
NH Persons with COVID-191 1,091
Recovered 329 (30%)
Deaths Attributed to COVID-19 27 (2%)
Total Current COVID-19 Cases 735
Persons Who Have Been Hospitalized for COVID-19 163 (15%)
Current Hospitalizations2 63
Persons Tested Negative at Selected Laboratories3 10,756
Persons with Specimens Submitted to NH PHL 5,245
Persons with Test Pending at NH PHL4 73
Persons Being Monitored in NH (approximate point in time) 2,250
Information above, and archived daily updates are available here: https://www.nh.gov/covid19/news/updates.htm
NH: 1,091 positive test results 27 deaths (Yesterday – 1,020 positive test results 23 deaths)
MA: 28,163 positive test results 957 deaths (Yesterday – 26,867 positive test results 844 deaths)
ME: 734 positive test results 20 deaths (Yesterday – 698 positive test results 19 deaths)
VT: 752 positive test results 29 deaths (Yesterday – 748 positive test results 28 deaths)
CT: 13,989 positive test results 671 deaths (Yesterday – 13,381 positive test results 602 deaths)
RI: 3,251 positive test results 80 deaths (Yesterday – 2,976 positive test results 73 deaths)
NY: 202,208 positive test results 10,834 deaths (Yesterday – 195,031 positive test results 10,056 deaths)