New Hampshire Has 45 New Coronavirus Patients; 2 More Die: Data

CONCORD, NH — The State Joint Information Center announced two more deaths due to COVID-19 in New Hampshire Saturday.

The woman and man were both connected to long-term care settings and were 80 years of age or older. The woman lived in Merrimack County while the man lived in Hillsborough County.

Another 45 positive test results were also released Saturday bringing the accumulative case number in the state to 6,415 cases. The state has 568 current cases of COVID-19. According to the state, 5,438 people or 85 percent have recovered from the virus.

Twelve of the new patients live in Manchester, 10 reside in Rockingham County, eight live in Hillsborough County outside of Manchester and Nashua, five live in Nashua, and two live in Merrimack County.

Only one of the new patients required hospitalization bringing the current hospital count to 27 in the state and 686 overall or about 11

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Stay-At-Home 2.0 Order Slated To End In New Hampshire Soon

CONCORD, NH — The state of New Hampshire has created a new program to encourage Granite Staters to get a new coronavirus test — and Gov. Chris Sununu is signing up to get one, too.

The New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services’ new “asymptomatic spread assessment program” or ASAP testing initiative has been created to find residents who might be infected with COVID-19 and just do not know it. Sununu said he had not had a test yet either but has not symptoms since the pandemic started in early March. But now, he would be getting one, too.

“We really want to encourage everyone, even if you don’t have no symptoms at all, to get a test,” Sununu said. “There is a lot of asymptomatic spread that has been identified, not just here in New Hampshire, but across the country, and we want everyone to know those doors

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