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Another nursing home patient has died in New Hampshire due to COVID-19, the state health department confirmed Friday, as officials say they are working to provide more support for long-term care facilities that are struggling to keep infections from the novel coronavirus at bay.

Crotched Mountain Foundation

State public health officials on Wednesday announced five new coronavirus deaths in New Hampshire, all of them tied to long-term care facilities. The new numbers made clear, for the first time, the extent to which New Hampshire nursing homes have borne the most severe impacts of the pandemic in the state.

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At a press conference earlier this week, state officials acknowledged that they’re aware of cases of COVID-19 at a number of New Hampshire health facilities serving the elderly or medically fragile — but they have declined to identify those facilities, citing privacy concerns.

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