COVID Update July 7


I have received some requests for specifics on executive orders and guidance. I am always happy to do that, but if you want to go through them yourselves, here are some resources:

1 more death attributed to COVID-19; 21 new cases announced

Thousands of NH businesses receive help from Main Street Relief Fund

Report imminent on how some communities disproportionately affected by COVID-19

NH officials urge continued precautions as thousands visit state parks, beaches

Wellness kits to be distributed to tens of thousands of NH families

NH DHHS COVID-19 Update – July 6th, 2020

On Monday, July 6, 2020, DHHS announced 21 new positive test results for COVID-19. There have now been 5,914 cases of COVID-19 diagnosed in New Hampshire. Several cases are still under investigation. Of those with complete information, there are two individuals under the age of 18 and the rest are adults with 85% being female and 15% being male. The new cases reside in Belknap (3), Carroll (3), Rockingham (3), Coos (2), Hillsborough County other than Manchester and Nashua (2), Merrimack (1), and Strafford (1) counties, and in the cities of Nashua (4) and Manchester (1). The county of residence is being determined for one new case.


Four new hospitalized case were identified for a total of 574 (10%) of 5,914 cases.

Community Based Transmission

Six of the new cases have no identified risk factors.


DHHS has also announced one additional death related to COVID-19.

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

Cumulative Positive Tests by County

  • Belknap 85
  • Carroll 63
  • Cheshire 73
  • Coos 9
  • Grafton 88
  • Hillsborough – Other 1,130
  • Hillsborough – Manchester 1569
  • Hillsborough – Nashua 649
  • Merrimack 419
  • Rockingham 1495
  • Strafford 296
  • Sullivan 35
  • County TBD 3

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

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

NH Persons with COVID-191 5,914

  • Recovered 4,706 (80%)
  • Deaths Attributed to COVID-19 382 (6%)
  • Total Current COVID-19 Cases 826
  • Persons Who Have Been Hospitalized for COVID-19 574 (10%)
  • Current Hospitalizations 25

Total Persons Tested at Selected Laboratories,

  • Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) 127,880
  • Total Persons Tested at Selected Laboratories, Antibody
  • Laboratory Tests 20,455
  • Persons with Specimens Submitted to NH PHL 32,781
  • Persons with Test Pending at NH PHL 86
  • Persons Being Monitored in NH (approximate point in time) 3,450

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: 5,914 positive test results 382 deaths

MA: 110,137  positive test results 8198 deaths

ME: 3,423 positive test results 109 deaths

VT: 1,251 positive test results 56 deaths

CT:  46,976  positive test results 4,338 deaths

RI: 16,991 positive test results 960 deaths

NY:  402,338 positive test results 31,911 deaths

Map of Cumulative Positive CasesMap of Current Positive Cases


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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