- Judge dismisses lawsuit against Sununu for control of COVID-19 relief funds
- Part 1: Gov. Sununu responds to viewers questions regarding COVID-19 response
- Part 2: Gov. Sununu responds to viewers questions regarding COVID-19 response
- Part 3: Gov. Sununu responds to viewers questions regarding COVID-19 response
- Economic reopening task force meeting for first time
State epidemiologist answers viewer questions regarding COVID-19
On Tuesday evening State Epidemiologst Benjamin Chan again answered questions on WMUR. You can watch all three parts below:
- Governor cleared to spend relief aid, task force starts work
- Sununu wins first round in tug of war with Democrats over control of COVID-19 billion
- Granite Status: Dems bicker over Granite Bridge as approval for Sununu rises
- House expected to send 4th coronavirus aid bill to Trump
WMUR: Educational resources for online learning during coronavirus crisis in New Hampshire
WMUR has compiled a list of educational resources that will assist families in continuing their children’s education while working from home. You can view them at the link below:Link: Educational resources for online learning during coronavirus crisis in New Hampshire
On Wednesday, April 22, 2020, DHHS announced 99 new positive test results for COVID-19. There have now been 1,588 cases of COVID-19 diagnosed in New Hampshire. Several cases are still under investigation. Additional information from ongoing investigations will be incorporated into future COVID-19 updates. Of those with complete information, there are 23 individuals under the age of 18, and the rest are adults with 59% being female and 41% being male. The new cases reside in Rockingham (27), Hillsborough County other than Manchester and Nashua (10), Strafford (6), Merrimack (4), and Cheshire (3) counties, and in the cities of Manchester (38) and Nashua (5). The county of residence is being determined for 6 new cases.
Seven new hospitalized cases were identified for a total of 213 (13%) of 1,588 cases.
• One female resident of Strafford County who was 60 years of age or older
County TBD 17
(data updated April 22, 2020, 9:00 AM)
Persons Being Monitored in NH (approximate point in time) 2,550
Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in New Hampshire
Weekly Summary Report – April 20, 2020
|SUMMARY OF PERSONS WITH COVID-19 INFECTIONS||Total|
|Total Number of Persons with COVID-19 Infections||1,447|
|Deaths Attributed to COVID-19||42 (3%)|
|Hospitalized with COVID-19||201 (14%)|
|Sex (male / female)||664||(46%) / 782||(54%)|
|Healthcare Worker||471 (33%)|
|Age Group (in years)|
|0 – 9||6 (<1%)|
|10 – 19||44 (3%)|
|20 – 29||197 (14%)|
|30 – 39||218 (15%)|
|40 – 49||211 (15%)|
|50 – 59||301 (21%)|
|60 – 69||221 (15%)|
|70 – 79||112 (8%)|
|80 +||136 (9%)|
|Contact with Someone Infected with COVID-19||243 (17%)|
|Community Transmission||399 (28%)|
|International or Domestic Travel||382 (26%)|
|Unclear or Unknown||62 (4%)|
*Cluster-associated: 3 or more cases within a workplace or facility with evidence of transmission occurring within that location.
Race/Ethnicity Identified COVID-19 Cases
80% of total cases have known Race/Ethnicity data.
|Race/Ethnicity||Cases||Percent (%)||Percent of NH
|Black or African American2||63||5.4%||1.4%|
|Total Cases with Race/Ethnicity Information||1,158|
1 Hispanic/Latino includes people of any race.
2 All other races are non-Hispanic/Latino or Hispanic/Latino ethnicity unknown.
3 Other includes non-Hispanic: American Indian/Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander, Other race alone, or two or more races.
4 Census Bureau Population Estimates 7/1/18 from https://www.census.gov/data/tables/time-series/demo/popest/2010s-statedetail.html. Analysis by K.M. Johnson, Demographer, Univ of New Hampshire, 4/19/20.
Note: Percentages may not exactly equal 100% due to rounding.
|Geographic Distribution* of COVID-19 Cases by County||Total COVID-19 Infections|
|Hillsborough County||604 (42%)|
|Hillsborough – Outside Manchester and Nashua||197|
* Based on County of residence not location of illness acquisition, receipt of healthcare, or hospitalization.
Epidemic Curve: Onset of Illness Among Persons with Laboratory-Confirmed
COVID-19 in New Hampshire (n = 1,315)
Period of of Uncertainty: People infected during this time may not yet be symptomatic and reported. This time period is estimated to be approximately 3 weeks. This includes the time between becoming exposed to the virus and developing illness, which is between 2 to 14 days (typically 5-6 days) and the time from illness onset to the illness being reported to the health department (typically within about 7 days).
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