Rate of new COVID-19 cases in NH more than triples in past month

COVID-19 cases are continuing to rise in New Hampshire at a rate that has more than tripled over the past month.New Hampshire health officials said Tuesday that the state is now averaging 434 reported new cases per day, the highest rate since Feb. 15. The rate of new cases has risen 231% since April 2.There are 3,128 known active cases of COVID-19 in the state, the most since Feb. 16.State health officials also announced that four deaths from the past two years have recently been confirmed as related to COVID-19.The deaths happened in April and December 2020 and August 2021, officials said. A Strafford County woman age 60 or older who died recently also died of COVID-19, health officials said.There have been 2,486 deaths attributed to COVID-19 in New Hampshire since the pandemic began.The New Hampshire Hospital Association reported that there are now 97 patients in the state’s hospitals who have tested for COVID-19, the most since Feb. 26. Of those patients, 21 are being treated specifically for COVID-19, while the rest are patients who were admitted for other reasons. ** Town-by-town: COVID-19 case data | Vaccination data **

COVID-19 cases are continuing to rise in New Hampshire at a rate that has more than tripled over the past month.

New Hampshire health officials said Tuesday that the state is now averaging 434 reported new cases per day, the highest rate since Feb. 15. The rate of new cases has risen 231% since April 2.

There are 3,128 known active cases of COVID-19 in the state, the most since Feb. 16.

State health officials also announced that four deaths from the past two years have recently been confirmed as related to COVID-19.

The deaths happened in April and December 2020 and August 2021, officials said. A Strafford County woman age 60 or older who died recently also died of COVID-19, health officials said.

There have been 2,486 deaths attributed to COVID-19 in New Hampshire since the pandemic began.

The New Hampshire Hospital Association reported that there are now 97 patients in the state’s hospitals who have tested for COVID-19, the most since Feb. 26. Of those patients, 21 are being treated specifically for COVID-19, while the rest are patients who were admitted for other reasons.

** Town-by-town: COVID-19 case data | Vaccination data **


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