COVID Summary for 5/6

May 6 Test Info Graphic
NH expands testing as 19 new deaths reported; long-term care facilities with most revealed

NH DHHS COVID-19 Update – May 6, 2020 

On Wednesday, May 6, 2020, DHHS announced 108 new positive test results for COVID-19. There have now been 2,740 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 four individuals under the age of 18 and the rest are adults with 55% being female and 45% being male. The new cases reside in Hillsborough County other than Manchester and Nashua (27), Rockingham (18), Merrimack (7), Strafford (5), and Belknap (1) counties, and in the cities of Manchester (34) and Nashua (10). The county of residence is being determined for six new cases.


Twelve new hospitalized cases were identified for a total of 307 (11%) of 2,740 cases. Current hospitalizations stand at 113.

Community Based Transmission

Eleven of the new cases have no identified risk factors.


DHHS has also announced 19 additional deaths related to COVID-19.

• 2 female and 2 males from Hillsborough County, 60 years of age and older
• 2 females and 1 male from Merrimack County, 60 years of age and older

• 6 females and 6 males from Rockingham County, 60 years of age and older

The following list of institutional outbreaks is updated to incorporate the deaths announced May 6th:

Aurora Assisted Living Derry 7
Bedford Falls 2
Bellamy Fields Dover 10
Birch Hill 4
Crestwood Center Milford 5
Crotched Mountain (no longer active) 1
Easterseals – Manchester 0
Hackett Hill Genesis Manchester 1
Hanover Hill Manchester 19
Huntington Nashua 7
Institute for Professional Practice, Inc (no longer active) 1
Mountain Ridge Genesis Franklin 4
Pleasant Valley Derry 10
Ridgewood Genesis Bedford 0
Salem Woods 10
Salemhaven 3

Total 84

Cases by County

Belknap 41

Carroll 34
Cheshire 41
Coos 2
Grafton 54
Hillsborough – Other 397
Hillsborough – Manchester 602
Hillsborough – Nashua 252
Merrimack 213
Rockingham 903
Strafford 168
Sullivan 13

County TBD 20

May7 Case Map
New Hampshire 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Summary Report

(data updated May 6, 2020, 9:00 AM)

NH Persons with COVID-191 2,740
Recovered 1,110 (41%)
Deaths Attributed to COVID-19 111 (4%)
Total Current COVID-19 Cases 1,519
Persons Who Have Been Hospitalized for COVID-19 307 (11%)
Current Hospitalizations2 113
Persons Tested Negative at Selected Laboratories3 26,066
Persons with Specimens Submitted to NH PHL 11,174
Persons with Test Pending at NH PHL4 345

Persons Being Monitored in NH (approximate point in time) 2,900

Number of Specimens Tested by Date of Report to NH DHHS
Information above, and archived daily updates are available here:
Look-back period is 1 week.
NH: 2,740 positive test results 111 deaths  (1 week ago: 2054 positive test results 66 deaths) (+686/ +45)
MA: 72,025 positive test results 4420 deaths (1 week ago: 60,265 positive test results 3405 deaths) (+11760/ +1015)
ME: 1264 positive test results 62 deaths (1 week ago: 1,056 positive test results 52 deaths)
VT: 908 positive test results 53 deaths (1 week ago: 862 positive test results 47 deaths)
CT: 30,995 positive test results 2718 deaths (1 week ago: 26,767 positive test results 2168 deaths)
RI: 10,205 positive test results 370 deaths (1 week ago: 8,247 positive test results 251 deaths)
NY:  329,405 positive test results 25720 deaths (1 week ago: 305,024 positive test results 23,317 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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