Daily Nantucket Coronavirus Testing Updates

Nantucket Cottage Hospital is responding to the COVID-19 pandemic and will be providing updates on testing and confirmed cases on Nantucket. This page will be updated once per day around 5 p.m.


  • Total number of patients tested for COVID-19 at NCH: 589
  • Positive tests: 14
  • Negative tests: 567
  • Pending tests: 8
  • Current COVID positive patients hospitalized at NCH: 0
  • Current patients under investigation (PUI) for COVID-19 hospitalized at NCH: 0
  • COVID positive patients transferred: 1
  • COVID positive patients recovered: 12*
  • COVID positive patients still in isolation: 1*

Last updated: May 29, 2020 at 4:50 p.m.

*these specific numbers will be updated weekly


  • Nantucket nursing home & senior living community residents and staff tested for COVID-19 through the Massachusetts State Mobile Testing program: 162
  • Positive tests: 0
  • Negative tests: 162

Last updated: May 19, 2020 at 5:40 p.m.


Sampled on April 28, SARS-CoV-2 virus was not detected in the sewage.


Suspected COVID-19 specimens collected at NCH for testing by day

If you are experiencing any of the symptoms of COVID-19, including fever, sore throat, cough, runny nose or nasal congestion, shortness of breath, muscle aches or a loss of your sense of smell, please come to the drive-through evaluation site at the main entrance of Nantucket Cottage Hospital, 57 Prospect Street. The evaluation site is open daily from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. If you are experiencing a medical emergency, please call 911.



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