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University of New Hampshire outlines new protocols for reopening this fall


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Map of Cumulative Positive CasesMap of Current Positive CasesSummary

NH DHHS COVID-19 Update – July 15th, 2020

On Wednesday, July 15, 2020, DHHS announced 24 new positive test results for COVID-19. There have now been 6,113 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 two individuals under the age of 18 and the rest are adults with 62% being female and 38% being male. The new cases reside in Hillsborough County other than Manchester and Nashua (4), Rockingham (3), Grafton (2), Merrimack (2), Belknap (1), Carroll (1), and Cheshire (1) counties, and in the cities of Manchester (8) and Nashua (2).


Three new hospitalized cases were identified for a total of 668 (11%) of 6,113 cases.

Community Based Transmission

 Four of the new cases had 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 93
  • Carroll 69
  • Cheshire 78
  • Coos 11
  • Grafton 96
  • Hillsborough – Other 1,162
  • Hillsborough – Manchester 1611
  • Hillsborough – Nashua 682
  • Merrimack 434
  • Rockingham 1534
  • Strafford 306
  • Sullivan 37

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

(data updated July 14, 2020, 9:00 AM)

  • NH Persons with COVID-191 6,113
  • Recovered 5,125 (84%)
  • Deaths Attributed to COVID-19 394 (6%)
  • Total Current COVID-19 Cases 594
  • Persons Who Have Been Hospitalized for COVID-19 668 (11%)
  • Current Hospitalizations 24

Total Persons Tested at Selected Laboratories,

  • Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) 138,272
  • Total Persons Tested at Selected Laboratories, Antibody
  • Laboratory Tests 21,942
  • Persons with Specimens Submitted to NH PHL 33,874
  • Persons with Test Pending at NH PHL 1,060
  • Persons Being Monitored in NH (approximate point in time) 3,575

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: 6,113 positive test results 394 deaths  (1 week ago: 5,952 positive test results 386 deaths) (+161/+8)

MA: 112,347  positive test results 8368 deaths (1 week ago: 110,602  positive test results 8,243 deaths) (+1745/+125)

ME: 3,578 positive test results 114 deaths (1 week ago: 3,460 positive test results 110 deaths)

VT: 1,318 positive test results 56 deaths (1 week ago: 1,256 positive test results 56 deaths)

CT:  47,636  positive test results 4,380 deaths (1 week ago: 47,108  positive test results 4,343 deaths)

RI: 17,640 positive test results 987 deaths (1 week ago: 17,204 positive test results 971 deaths)

NY:  408,709 positive test results 32,115 deaths (1 week ago: 403,619 positive test results 31,945 deaths) (+5,090/+170)


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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