New Hampshire death toll hits 21

Published: Apr. 10, 2020 at 10:20 AM EDT
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As of Thursday, 819 people in New Hampshire had tested positive for the virus that causes COVID-19. Twenty-one people have died.

The Legislature's fiscal committee has approved spending $1.2 million in federal money to deliver more meals to elderly residents during the coronavirus pandemic.

But questions remain about who ultimately controls the purse strings for more than $1 billion in additional funds the state expects to receive. Meanwhile, the New Hampshire's Division for Children, Youth and Families and the Waypoint social services agency are setting up a “warm line” to connect callers with coping strategies and emotional support during the COVID-19 crisis.

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