Live Updates: What Percentage of COVID-19 Cases Are on Seacoast?
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With the COVID-19 pandemic continuing its run throughout the country, Seacoast counties and municipalities across parts of New Hampshire, Maine and Massachusetts have been no exception.
Here are the current trends of coronavirus spread on the Seacoast.
Among New Hampshire Seacoast municipalities, the biggest hotspot for active cases of COVID-19 is Durham, home of the main University of New Hampshire campus. Durham had 317 active infections as of Sunday, February 21.
Dover ranked second among New Hampshire Seacoast municipalities with 53 infections as of Sunday. Somersworth had 46 coronavirus cases and Portsmouth had 43. Rochester had 42 to round out the top five.
About 17% of active cases in the state exist within those five municipalities alone.
About 267 cases of coronavirus were announced by New Hampshire on Sunday.
In Maine, about 21% of all cases since March are associated with York Country, while in Massachusetts approximately 15% of cumulative cases have come in Essex County.