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New Hampshire COVID-19, coronavirus cases continue to rise

Confirmed COVID-19 coronavirus patients in New Hampshire rose to 1,091 and 27 New Hampshire residents have died from coronavirus related illness.

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New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) officials said the state of New Hampshire now has 1,020 confirmed COVID-19 cases.

Here is a breakdown of the new cases announced on April 13:

  • 63% adult females
  • 37% adult males
  • Rockingham County - 20
  • Strafford 9
  • Belknap 2
  • Merrimack 1
  • Carroll 1
  • Grafton 41
  • Hillsborough (other than Manchester and Nashua) 21
  • Cheshire 2
  • Coos 1
  • Nashua 8
  • Manchester 8
  • Sullivan 3
  • Unknown 6

There were 11 new hospitalizations identified Tuesday for a total of 163 of the 1,091 cases. Sixteen 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 four additional deaths related to COVID-19:

  • Three male residents of Hillsborough County, 60 years or older
  • One female resident of Hillsborough County, 60 years or older

DHHS has also issued the first COVID-19 Weekly Summary Report, which includes additional epidemiological and demographic data about COVID-19 in New Hampshire. The COVID-19 Weekly Summary Report is available here.

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