Oct 22 Update – We are fortunate

As you go through these items, see the map graphic of current cases below. In this area, there is no place I would rather be. We have been very fortunate. ~ Steve

1 more COVID-19 death announced in New Hampshire; 92 more cases confirmed

https://www.wmur.com/article/1-more-covid-19-deaths-announced-in-new-hampshire-92-more-cases-confirmed/34442672

New state hockey guidelines due Thursday

https://www.wmur.com/article/new-state-hockey-guidelines-due-thursday/34442589

Hospitals prepare for surge in COVID-19 cases

https://www.concordmonitor.com/Upper-Valley-hospitals-prepare-for-increase-in-COVID-19-cases-36902661

7 N.H. Counties Now On Vermont’s COVID-19 Restricted Travel List

https://www.nhpr.org/post/update-7-nh-counties-now-vermonts-covid-19-restricted-travel-list

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

(data updated as of October 21, 2020 – 9:00 AM)

Number of Persons with COVID-19 19,917
Recovered8,650 (87%)
Deaths Attributed to COVID-19469 (5%)
Total Current COVID-19 Cases798
Persons Who Have Been Hospitalized for COVID-19763 (8%)
Current Hospitalizations14
Total Persons Tested at Selected Laboratories, Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)2318,292
Total Persons Tested at Selected Laboratories, Antibody Laboratory Tests231,852
Persons with Specimens Submitted to NH PHL50,262
Persons with Test Pending at NH PHL3616
Persons Being Monitored in NH (approximate point in time)4,075

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

(data updated October 21st, 2020, 9:00 AM)

NH Persons with COVID-191 9,917

  • Recovered 8,650 (87%)
  • Deaths Attributed to COVID-19 469 (5%)
  • Total Current COVID-19 Cases798
  • Persons Who Have Been Hospitalized for COVID-19 763 (8%)
  • Current Hospitalizations 14

Persons with Specimens Submitted to NH PHL 50,262

Persons with Test Pending at NH PHL 616

Persons Being Monitored in NH (approximate point in time) 4,075

Cumulative Positive Tests by County

  • Belknap 202
  • Carroll 137
  • Cheshire 176
  • Coos 34
  • Grafton 187
  • Hillsborough – Other 1,766
  • Hillsborough – Manchester 2308
  • Hillsborough – Nashua 1,122
  • Merrimack 807
  • Rockingham 2,426
  • Strafford 665
  • Sullivan 70

NH DHHS COVID-19 Update – October 21st, 2020 

On Wednesday, October 21, 2020, DHHS announced 92 new positive test results for COVID-19, for a daily PCR test positivity rate of 1.2%. Today’s results include 52 people who tested positive by PCR test and 40 who tested positive by antigen test. There are now 798 current COVID-19 cases 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 eight individuals under the age of 18 and the rest are adults with 51% being female and 49% being male. The new cases reside in Rockingham (22), Merrimack (19), Hillsborough County other than Manchester and Nashua (15), Belknap (7), Strafford (7), Grafton (2), Sullivan (2), and Carroll (1) counties, and in the cities of Manchester (10) and Nashua (2). The county of residence is being determined for five new cases.

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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