Rochester virus cases down to just 38; hospitalizations also fall
Staff reports 6:34 a.m.
CONCORD - DHHS announced 252 new positive test results for COVID-19 on Monday, for a current PCR test positivity rate of 6.1 percent, the highest positivity rate in more than a week.
The newly identified cases include 34 under 18 and 38 from Strafford County.
Local current cases show 38 in Rochester, 51 in Dover, 49 in Somersworth, 11 in Barrington and 1-5 in Strafford, Farmington and Milton.
No new deaths were reported on Monday, while those hospitalized with the virus shrank to 109.
NH COVID-19 Summary Report
NH Persons who have contracted COVID-19 73,665
Recovered 69,628 (95%)
Deaths Attributed to COVID-19 1,154 (2%)
Total Current COVID-19 Cases 2,883