COVID-19

Another Cheshire County resident has died due to COVID-19, the state health department announced Monday. The person was a woman age 60 or older.

The N.H. Department of Health and Human Services announced one other COVID-related death Monday, that of a Hillsborough County woman who was 60 or older.

The death of the Cheshire County woman was the county’s 35th COVID-related fatality announced since the pandemic began. The most recent Cheshire County deaths before that were reported on May 26 and in early April.

A total of 1,357 New Hampshire residents are known to have died from COVID-19, according to the state.

COVID-19 cases in the state have been trending down for weeks. In the latest one-week period, New Hampshire saw an average of 49 new cases per day, according to state data.

Paul Cuno-Booth can be reached at 352-1234, extension 1409, or pbooth@keenesentinel.com. Follow him on Twitter @PCunoBoothKS