State studies 267 new COVID-19 positives, 11 in Cheshire County | Native Information


The N.H. Division of Well being and Human Companies in the present day introduced 267 new constructive check outcomes for COVID-19 for Feb. 20, together with 11 in Cheshire County.

Thirty-four of the newly recognized circumstances had been amongst people underneath age 18. A number of circumstances stay underneath investigation, in line with the state.

The newest statistics present 2,940 present recognized circumstances of COVID-19 in New Hampshire.

The state additionally reported the demise of one other Granite Stater: a Coos County lady who was at the very least 60 years previous. This brings the state’s COVID-19 demise toll to 1,154.

As of the newest report, 109 people within the state had been hospitalized for COVID-19.

Moreover Cheshire County, the brand new constructive assessments from Feb. 20 included two from Sullivan County and 33 from Hillsborough County exterior of Manchester and Nashua. These cities had 24 and 22 new circumstances, respectively.

A mean of about 8,600 assessments for COVID-19 are being administered every day, in line with the state. The seven-day positivity price for these assessments — each PCR and antigen — is 4.three %.

Cheshire County had 135 energetic circumstances as of in the present day’s reporting. Sullivan County had 67, and Hillsborough, exterior of Manchester and Nashua, had 376. Manchester had 266 energetic circumstances, whereas Nashua had 193.

Keene leads the area in variety of energetic circumstances with 47, adopted Rindge with 34, in line with DHHS statistics. Different cities with case numbers within the double digits embody Jaffrey with 13 and New Ipswich with 10.

Peterborough had 9 energetic circumstances, and Hillsborough had eight. Charlestown, Swanzey and Winchester had been listed with six circumstances every, whereas Hinsdale and Walpole had been every listed with 5.

Alstead, Antrim, Bennington, Chesterfield, Dublin, Fitzwilliam, Greenfield, Marlow, Stoddard, Sullivan, Troy and Westmoreland had been listed as having between one and 4 circumstances every. (The state would not present specifics when circumstances quantity underneath 5 in a group.)

Cities listed as having no circumstances embody Acworth, Gilsum, Hancock, Harrisville, Langdon, Marlborough, Nelson, Richmond, Roxbury and Surry.

Whereas every day case numbers have been on the decline in latest weeks, well being officers say group transmission continues to happen in all elements of the state.

Because the begin of the pandemic, 73,413 residents have been recognized with COVID-19. About 94 % of them have recovered.





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