COVID-19 | NH DHHS COVID-19 Update – June 4, 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, June 4, 2020, DHHS announced 81 new positive test results for COVID-19. There have now been 4,876 cases of COVID-19 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 five individuals under the age of 18 and the rest are adults with 56% being female and 44% being male. The new cases reside in Hillsborough County other than Manchester and Nashua (18), Rockingham (10), Merrimack (6), Strafford (4), and Belknap (1) counties, and in the cities of Manchester (20) and Nashua (20). The county of residence is being determined for two new cases.  

Four new hospitalized cases were identified for a total of 472 (10%) of 4,876 cases. Ten of the new cases have no identified risk factors. Community-based transmission continues to occur in the State and has been identified in all counties. 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 8 additional deaths related to COVID-19. We offer our sympathies to family and friends.

  • 4 female residents of Hillsborough County, 60 years of age and older
  • 3 male residents of Hillsborough County, 60 years of age and older
  • 1 female resident of Merrimack County, 60 years of age and older

Current Situation in New Hampshire

New Hampshire 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Summary Report
(data updated June 4, 2020, 9:00 AM)

NH Persons with COVID-1914,876
Recovered3,187 (65%)
Deaths Attributed to COVID-19273 (6%)
Total Current COVID-19 Cases1,416
Persons Who Have Been Hospitalized for COVID-19472 (10%)
Current Hospitalizations86
Total Persons Tested at Selected Laboratories, Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)279,765
Total Persons Tested at Selected Laboratories, Antibody Laboratory Tests212,944
Persons with Specimens Submitted to NH PHL27,122
Persons with Test Pending at NH PHL31,350
Persons Being Monitored in NH (approximate point in time)4,025
  1. Includes specimens positive at any laboratory and those confirmed by CDC confirmatory testing.
  2. Includes specimens tested at the NH Public Health Laboratories (PHL), LabCorp, Quest, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, and those sent to CDC prior to NH PHL testing capacity. 
  3. Includes specimens received and awaiting testing at NH PHL. Does not include tests pending at commercial laboratories.

Number of Specimens Tested by Date of Report to NH DHHS

Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) Tests
Testing Laboratory5/285/295/305/316/16/26/3Daily Average
NH Public Health Laboratories665273571626488204579487
Quest Diagnostics736353688630481617926633
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center18823840348711068273252
Other NH Hospital Laboratory261213294226115n/a**125
Other Laboratory*3945273027392733
Antibody Laboratory Tests
Testing Laboratory5/285/295/305/316/16/26/3Daily Average
Quest Diagnostics302225279174190330274253
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center13132241241613
Other Laboratory*6282913118614

* Includes out-of-state public health laboratories, out-of-state hospital laboratories, and other commercial laboratories not already listed in the table.

** Not available at the time of this report.


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