COVID Summary for 4/16

Worth Reading:
NH DHHS COVID-19 Update – April 16, 2020 
On Thursday, April 16, 2020, DHHS announced 71 new positive test results for COVID-19. There have now been 1,211 cases of COVID-19 diagnosed in New Hampshire. Several cases are still under investigation. Any additional information from ongoing investigations will be incorporated into future COVID-19 updates. Of those with complete information, 55% are female and 42% are male, with one female and one male under the age of 18 and the rest adults. The new cases reside in Rockingham (33), Strafford (7), Hillsborough County other than Manchester and Nashua (4), Merrimack (4), and Sullivan (1) counties, and the cities of Manchester (13) and Nashua (8). The county of residence is being determined for one new case.

Nine new hospitalized cases were identified for a total of 187 (15%) of 1,211 cases.

Community Based Transmission

Nine 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 two additional deaths related to COVID-19. We offer our sympathies to the family and friends.

• One female resident of Hillsborough County, 60 years of age or older

• One male resident of Rockingham County, 60 years of age or older

Cases by County

Belknap 24

Carroll 29
Cheshire 26
Coos 2
Grafton 44
Hillsborough – Other 183
Hillsborough – Manchester 189
Hillsborough – Nashua 111
Merrimack 85
Rockingham 433
Strafford 76
Sullivan 8
County TBD 1
April 16 Case Map
New Hampshire 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Summary Report

(data updated April 16, 2020, 9:00 AM)

NH Persons with COVID-191 1,211
Recovered 455 (38%)
Deaths Attributed to COVID-19 34 (3%)
Total Current COVID-19 Cases 722
Persons Who Have Been Hospitalized for COVID-19 187 (15%)
Current Hospitalizations2 74
Persons Tested Negative at Selected Laboratories3 11,421
Persons with Specimens Submitted to NH PHL 5,582
Persons with Test Pending at NH PHL4 66
Persons Being Monitored in NH (approximate point in time) 2,225

Information above, and archived daily updates are available here:

NH: 1,211 positive test results 34 deaths (Yesterday – 1,139 positive test results 32 deaths)
MA: 32,181 positive test results 1245 deaths (Yesterday – 29,918 positive test results 1108 deaths)
ME: 796 positive test results 27 deaths (Yesterday – 759 positive test results 27 deaths)
VT: 768 positive test results 35 deaths (Yesterday –  752 positive test results 29 deaths)
CT: 15,884 positive test results 971 deaths (Yesterday – 14,755 positive test results 868 deaths)
RI: 3,251 positive test results 105 deaths (Yesterday – 3,251 positive test results 87 deaths)
NY: 222,284 positive test results 12,192 deaths (Yesterday –  213,779 positive test results 11,586 deaths)

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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