July 9 Update

New Location for Keene DMV

print_headerFrom the Director –

“We will be moving to a new location on Monday, July 13th. The new office is at 149 Emerald St in Keene, about 5 minutes from the current location.

We have been working on this move for several months and are excited about the improvements this location will offer to both staff and customers.”

Edelblut: Setting Realistic Expectations For School Reopening

New Hampshire Department of Education Commissioner: What happens when kids come back to school? Here are some things to know.

2 more deaths linked to COVID-19 reported in NH, health officials say


State health officials answer questions from long-term care workers


New Hampshire alcohol sales up 10% during pandemic, worrying advocates


Number of New Hampshire bankruptcy filings continues at ‘stunning’ lows


Though restrictions eased, some theaters choosing not to reopen


NH DHHS COVID-19 Update – July 8th, 2020

On Wednesday, July 8, 2020, DHHS announced 20 new positive test results for COVID-19. There have now been 5,952 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 five individuals under the age of 18 and the rest are adults with 40% being female and 60% being male. The new cases reside in Rockingham (6), Grafton (2), Belknap (1), Hillsborough County other than Manchester and Nashua (1), Merrimack (1), and Strafford (1) counties, and in the cities of Manchester (5) and Nashua (3).


One new hospitalized case was identified for a total of 578 (10%) of 5,952 cases.

Community Based Transmission

Six of the new cases have no identified risk factors.


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

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

Cumulative Positive Tests by County

  • Belknap 87
  • Carroll 64
  • Cheshire 74
  • Coos 9
  • Grafton 90
  • Hillsborough – Other 1,134
  • Hillsborough – Manchester 1582
  • Hillsborough – Nashua 654
  • Merrimack 421
  • Rockingham 1505
  • Strafford 296
  • Sullivan 35
  • County TBD 1

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

(data updated July 8, 2020, 9:00 AM)

  • NH Persons with COVID-191 5,952
  • Recovered 4,817 (81%)
  • Deaths Attributed to COVID-19 386 (6%)
  • Total Current COVID-19 Cases 749
  • Persons Who Have Been Hospitalized for COVID-19 578 (10%)
  • Current Hospitalizations 22

Total Persons Tested at Selected Laboratories,

  • Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) 129,628
  • Total Persons Tested at Selected Laboratories, Antibody
  • Laboratory Tests 20,717
  • Persons with Specimens Submitted to NH PHL 33,053
  • Persons with Test Pending at NH PHL 480
  • Persons Being Monitored in NH (approximate point in time) 3,450

Number of Specimens Tested by Date of Report to NH DHHS

Map of Cumulative Positive CasesMap of Current Positive Cases

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: 5,952 positive test results 386 deaths  (1 week ago: 5,802 positive test results 373 deaths) (+150/+13)

MA: 110,602  positive test results 8,243 deaths (1 week ago: 109,143  positive test results 8,081 deaths) (+1459/+162)

ME: 3,460 positive test results 110 deaths (1 week ago: 3,294 positive test results 105 deaths)

VT: 1,256 positive test results 56 deaths (1 week ago: 1,210 positive test results 56 deaths)

CT:  47,108  positive test results 4,343 deaths (1 week ago: 46,572  positive test results 4,324 deaths)

RI: 17,204 positive test results 971 deaths (1 week ago: 16,853 positive test results 956 deaths)

NY:  403,619 positive test results 31,945 deaths (1 week ago: 398,770 positive test results 31,791 deaths) (+4,849/+154)


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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