June 16 Update

Unemployment

With many restrictions being lifted, the rules are changing. Having said that, look at the qualifying questions and answer honestly. Most people who are genuinely unemployed or without child care because of COVID will still qualify. ~ Steve

Active Cases

Map of Current Positive Cases

Health officials see positive trends in NH COVID-19 numbers

https://www.wmur.com/article/health-officials-see-positive-trends-in-nh-covid-19-numbers/32873126

New Hampshire restaurants reopen for indoor dining

https://apnews.com/af2fd2b6212161e565c5b1ab184e91e2

New Hampshire now allowing indoor dining with limits, restaurants eager to serve inside

https://www.wmur.com/article/new-hampshire-now-allowing-indoor-dining-with-limits-restaurants-eager-to-serve-inside/32874082

Charitable gaming operations reopening throughout NH

https://www.unionleader.com/news/business/charitable-gaming-operations-reopening-throughout-nh/article_16468d28-6a55-5cb6-8bc7-69eb69f4ec70.html?block_id=897573

Unemployment eligibility changes coming with end of stay-at-home order

https://www.wmur.com/article/unemployment-eligibility-changes-coming-with-end-of-stay-at-home-order/32872516

Reopening task force approves guidelines to allow broader reopening

https://www.wmur.com/article/reopening-task-force-approves-guidelines-to-allow-broader-reopening/32872953

NH DHHS COVID-19 Update – June 15, 2020 

On Monday, June 15, 2020, DHHS announced 27 new positive test results for COVID-19. There have now been 5,345 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 is one individual under the age of 18 and the rest are adults with 56% being female and 44% being male. The new cases reside in Hillsborough County other than Manchester and Nashua (5), Rockingham (4), and Merrimack (1) counties, and in the cities of Manchester (12) and Nashua (5).

Hospitalizations

Six new hospitalized cases were identified for a total of 519 (10%) of 5,345 cases.

Community Based Transmission

Four of the new cases had no identified risk factors.

Deaths

No additional deaths reported by DHHS.

Cumulative Positive Tests by County

  • Belknap 74
  • Carroll 49
  • Cheshire 60
  • Coos 6
  • Grafton 76
  • Hillsborough – Other 1,007
  • Hillsborough – Manchester 1410
  • Hillsborough – Nashua 546
  • Merrimack 392
  • Rockingham 1416
  • Strafford 279
  • Sullivan 25
  • County TBD 5

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

(data updated June 15, 2020, 9:00 AM)

NH Persons with COVID-191 5,345

  • Recovered 4,041 (76%)
  • Deaths Attributed to COVID-19 320 (6%)
  • Total Current COVID-19 Cases 984

Persons Who Have Been Hospitalized for COVID-19 519 (10%)

  • Current Hospitalizations 69
  • Total Persons Tested at Selected Laboratories,
  • Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) 98,873

Total Persons Tested at Selected Laboratories, Antibody

  • Laboratory Tests 16,080
  • Persons with Specimens Submitted to NH PHL 30,762
  • Persons with Test Pending at NH PHL 123
  • Persons Being Monitored in NH (approximate point in time) 3,625

Number of Specimens Tested by Date of Report to NH DHHS

Information above, and archived daily updates are available here: https://www.nh.gov/covid19/news/updates.htm

Regional Information (total positive test results, deaths)

Look-back period is 1 week.

NH: 5,345 positive test results 320 deaths  (1 week ago: 5,079 positive test results 286 deaths) (+266/+34)

MA: 105,690  positive test results 7,646 deaths (1 week ago: 103,626  positive test results 7,353 deaths) (+2064/+293)

ME: 2,588 positive test results 99 deaths (1 week ago: 2,588 positive test results 99 deaths)

VT: 1,128 positive test results 55 deaths (1 week ago: 1,075 positive test results 55 deaths)

CT:  45,235  positive test results 4,204 deaths (1 week ago: 44,092  positive test results 4084 deaths)

RI: 16,093 positive test results 851 deaths (1 week ago: 15,642 positive test results 799 deaths)

NY:  388,719 positive test results 30,645 deaths (1 week ago: 383,591 positive test results 30,239 deaths) (+5,128/+406)

Click to access covid-19-update-06152020.pdf

About Rep. Steven Smith

Steven Smith is a member of the New Hampshire House of Representatives, serving his fifth term. Rep. Smith currently represents Acworth, Charlestown, Goshen, Langdon, Lempster, and Washington. Rep. Smith is the Chairman of the Sullivan County Delegation.
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