CONCORD, NH — New Hampshire health officials announced 51 new cases of COVID-19 in the state but nearly half were due to an outbreak at a Nashua nursing home.
The state reported that Greenbriar Healthcare in Nashua had 21 positive cases as part of an “ongoing outbreak” at the nursing home out of the 51 new cases. According to state data released 48 hours ago, 23 people have died due to COVID-19 at Greenbriar with 35 staff infections and 82 residents contracting the virus.
Of the new cases in New Hampshire, one was a child, 58 percent were women and 42 percent men. Of the cases not connected to Greenbriar, 11 reside in Rockingham County, six live in Manchester, four live in Hillsborough County outside of Manchester and Nashua, three live in Merrimack County, and two live in Nashua.
The new cases bring the state to 5,717 accumulative patients since