1 more COVID-19 death in New Hampshire as cases, hospitalizations rise


1 more COVID-19 death in New Hampshire as cases, hospitalizations rise


One more Granite Stater has died of COVID-19 as cases and hospitalizations continued to rise, health officials said Wednesday.Officials said a Rockingham County man age 60 or older died of COVID-19. The death was not associated with a long-term care facility. There have been 1,250 deaths attributed to COVID-19 in New Hampshire over the course of the pandemic.Health officials said 434 new positive test results were reported, for a current PCR test positivity rate of 2.5%. There are currently 3,387 known COVID-19 cases in the state, an increase from 3,313 the day before. Current hospitalizations have increased to 96, the highest since Feb. 25.State epidemiologist Dr. Benjamin Chan has urged Granite Staters to continue taking precautions as cases rise. He said that even as people get vaccinated, the virus is continuing to spread through the community, and variants that spread more easily are increasingly being seen in New Hampshire.** Town-by-town COVID-19 case data **

One more Granite Stater has died of COVID-19 as cases and hospitalizations continued to rise, health officials said Wednesday.

Officials said a Rockingham County man age 60 or older died of COVID-19. The death was not associated with a long-term care facility. There have been 1,250 deaths attributed to COVID-19 in New Hampshire over the course of the pandemic.

Health officials said 434 new positive test results were reported, for a current PCR test positivity rate of 2.5%.

There are currently 3,387 known COVID-19 cases in the state, an increase from 3,313 the day before. Current hospitalizations have increased to 96, the highest since Feb. 25.

State epidemiologist Dr. Benjamin Chan has urged Granite Staters to continue taking precautions as cases rise. He said that even as people get vaccinated, the virus is continuing to spread through the community, and variants that spread more easily are increasingly being seen in New Hampshire.

** Town-by-town COVID-19 case data **