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5 new COVID-19 deaths announced in New Hampshire; 123 new confirmed cases



Five other Granite Staters died of COVID-19 as health officials announced 123 new confirmed cases on Saturday, most of the new cases announced in a single day since May 31. >> Download the free WMUR app Health officials said the people who died were two men and two women from Hillsborough County and a man from Belknap County, all 60 or older. Four of the deaths were associated with a long-term care facility. This is the highest number of deaths in the state announced in a single day since June 26, when there have been 8. There have been 455 deaths attributed to COVID-19 in New Hampshire.According to health officials, 20 of the new cases involve people of age under 1

8 and 35 of the new cases are associated with an outbreak in a long-term care facility. cases were confirmed by PCR tests, while 21 were confirmed by rapid antigen tests. The daily PCR test positivity rate was 1.2%. Health officials said 692 cases of COVID-19 are active in New Hampshire, the highest number since July 10. Two other people were hospitalized for COVID-19. Officials said 21 people are currently hospitalized for coronavirus in the state. ** COVID-19 case data city by city: Interactive map | Only text list 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 ** =

Five other Granite Staters have died from COVID-19 as health officials announced 123 new confirmed cases on Saturday, most of the new cases announced in a single day since May 31.

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Health officials said the people who died were two men and two women from Hillsborough County and a man from Belknap County, all aged 60 or older. Four of the deaths were associated with a long-term care facility.

These are the most numerous deaths in the state announced in a single day since June 26, when there have been 8. There have been 455 deaths attributed to COVID-19 in New Hampshire over the course of the pandemic.

Officials said 20 of the new cases involve people under the age of 18 and 35 of the new cases are associated with an outbreak in a long-term care facility.

According to health officials, 102 of the new cases were confirmed by PCR tests, while 21 were confirmed by rapid antigen tests. The daily PCR test positivity rate was 1.2%.

Health officials said 692 cases of COVID-19 are active in New Hampshire, the highest number since July 10.

Two other people were hospitalized for COVID-19. Officials said 21 people are currently hospitalized for coronavirus in the state.

** COVID-19 case data city by city: Interactive map | Text-only list **


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