CONCORD - DHHS announced 23 new positive test results for COVID-19 on Tuesday, including four under the age of 18 and a whopping seven from Strafford County, the largest single-day count in recent months and more than any other county or city in the state.
One new hospitalized case was identified for a current total of eight.
Local current cases show Dover with five, Rochester, Strafford and Barrington all with 1-4 and Milton, Farmington and Somersworth with none.
Persons being monitored dropped 10 percent in the past week from 1,900 on Aug. 26 down to 1,700 today.
No deaths were reported.
Current Situation in New Hampshire
NH Persons with COVID-19 7,297
Recovered 6,634 (91%)
Deaths Attributed to COVID-19 432 (6%)
Total Current COVID-19 Cases 231
Persons Who Have Been Hospitalized for COVID-19 715 (10%)
Current Hospitalizations 8
Persons Being Monitored in NH (approximate point in time) 1,700