COVID Summary for June 2

11 more deaths, 65 new cases of COVID-19 confirmed, officials say

Officials want study of safety in long-term care facilities


Summer camps weigh whether to open under COVID-19 guidelines

NH producers seek balance between making sanitizer, their original products

NH DHHS COVID-19 Update – June 2, 2020 

On Tuesday, June 2, 2020, DHHS announced 65 new positive test results for COVID-19. There have now been 4,749 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 six individuals under the age of 18 and the rest are adults with 57% being female and 43% being male. The new cases reside in Hillsborough County other than Manchester and Nashua (11), Rockingham (7), Merrimack (6), Belknap (3), and Strafford (2) counties, and in the cities of Manchester (24) and Nashua (8). The county of residence is being determined for four new cases.


Six new hospitalized cases were identified for a total of 462 (10%) of 4,749 cases.

Community Based Transmission

Eleven of the new cases have no identified risk factors.


DHHS has also announced 11 additional deaths related to COVID-19.

• 6 female residents of Hillsborough County, 60 years of age and older

• 4 male residents of Hillsborough County, 60 years of age and older

• 1 female resident of Rockingham County, 60 years of age and older

Cumulative Positive Tests by County

  • Belknap 63
  • Carroll 48
  • Cheshire 57
  • Coos 5
  • Grafton 76
  • Hillsborough – Other 829
  • Hillsborough – Manchester 1219
  • Hillsborough – Nashua 480
  • Merrimack 352
  • Rockingham 1320
  • Strafford 271
  • Sullivan 19
  • County TBD 10


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

(data updated June 2, 2020, 9:00 AM)

NH Persons with COVID-191 4,749

  • Recovered 3,071 (63%)
  • Deaths Attributed to COVID-19 256 (5%)
  • Total Current COVID-19 Cases 1,422
  • Persons Who Have Been Hospitalized for COVID-19 462 (10%)
  • Current Hospitalizations 97

Total Persons Tested at Selected Laboratories,

Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) 75,739

Total Persons Tested at Selected Laboratories, Antibody

Laboratory Tests 12,249

Persons with Specimens Submitted to NH PHL 26,647

Persons with Test Pending at NH PHL 1,726

Persons Being Monitored in NH (approximate point in time) 4,050

Number of Specimens Tested by Date of Report to NH DHHS

Information above, and archived daily updates are available here:

Regional Information (total positive test results, deaths)

NH: 4,749 positive test results 256 deaths  (1 week ago: 4,231 positive test results 214 deaths) (+518/+42)

MA: 101,163  positive test results 7085 deaths (1 week ago: 93,693  positive test results 6473 deaths) (+7470/+612)

ME: 2,377 positive test results 94 deaths (1 week ago: 2,109 positive test results 79 deaths)

VT: 988 positive test results 55 deaths (1 week ago: 967 positive test results 54 deaths)

CT:  42,979  positive test results 3972 deaths (1 week ago: 41,303  positive test results 3769 deaths)

RI: 15,112 positive test results 732 deaths (1 week ago: 14,210 positive test results634 deaths)

NY:  377,881 positive test results 29,847 deaths (1 week ago: 368,669 positive test results 29,241deaths) (+9,212/+6606)


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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