Live Updates: What Percentage of COVID-19 Cases Are on Seacoast?
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With the COVID-19 pandemic continuing its run through the 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 hotspots for active cases of COVID-19 are Rochester, Hampton, Durham, Portsmouth and Dover, which have 86, 80, 65, 61 and 49 infected persons, respectively, as of Sunday. That means 6.8% of active cases in the state exist within those five municipalities alone, down from approximately 7.5% on Wednesday.
As 2,949 new infections were reported by New Hampshire in the last week, Rochester, Hampton, Durham and Portsmouth all saw increases in active cases compared to Wednesday. Dover was the only of the five municipalities to have fewer active cases over that time.
In Maine, about 20% of all cases since March are associated with York Country, while in Massachusetts approximately 16% of cumulative cases have come in Essex County.