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New Hampshire reports first coronavirus, COVID-19 death

In a press conference on Monday, N.H. Gov. Chris Sununu said one person has died from coronavirus, COVID-19; there are 101 confirmed cases in the state.

CONCORD, N.H. — EDITOR'S NOTE: You are hearing the term 'flattening the curve' as a way to stem the tide of coronavirus cases. The above video explains what that means. 

New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu and health officials said Monday in a press conference that one person has died from coronavirus, COVID-19 in the state. 

The person who died was a man in his 60s from Hillsborough County who had multiple underlying medical conditions, officials said. 

N.H. had its first confirmed case of COVID-19 on March 2, and as of Monday now has a total of 101 positive cases, 23 of which were newly announced on Monday.

Four of the new cases announced Monday have no identified risk factors, N.H. Dept. of Health and Human Services (DHHS) said in a press release, but the remaining new patients had either traveled domestically or internationally or have had close contact with a person with a confirmed COVID-19 diagnosis. 

DHHS says 11 out of the 101 positive cases have been hospitalized. 

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