NH DHHS COVID-19 Update – April 9, 2020
Concord, NH – The New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) has issued the following update on the new coronavirus, COVID-19.
On Thursday, April 9, 2020, DHHS announced 31 new positive test results for COVID-19. There have now been 819 cases of COVID-19 diagnosed in New Hampshire. Several of the new cases are still under investigation. Of those with complete information, all are adults with 58% being female and 42% being male. The new cases reside in Hillsborough County other than Manchester and Nashua (9), Rockingham (7), Carroll (4), and Merrimack (3) counties, and in the cities of Manchester (4) and Nashua (4). Nine new COVID-19-related hospitalizations were reported; thus far, 127 (16%) of the 819 positive cases have been hospitalized. Eleven of the new cases have no identified risk factors. Community-based transmission continues to increase in the State and has been identified in all counties with cases. Most of the remaining cases have either had travel to domestic or international locations or have had close contact with a person with a confirmed COVID-19 diagnosis.
DHHS has also announced three additional deaths related to COVID-19. We offer our sympathies to the family and friends.
- A male resident of Cheshire County, 60 years of age or older
- A male resident of Hillsborough County, 60 years of age or older
- A male resident of Merrimack County, 60 years of age or older
Guidance for self-quarantine is available at: https://www.nh.gov/covid19/residents/documents/self-quarantine-covid.pdf
For more information, please contact State Joint Information Center at 603-223-6169 or email@example.com