LIHU‘E — Two new cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed on Kaua‘i, bringing the cumulative total of cases to date to 45.
Mayor Derek Kawakami announced the two new cases on Sunday.
One of the new cases is a resident and one is a visitor. Both cases appear to be travel-related. The state Department of Health Kaua‘i District Health Office staff was working to ensure that the cases are safely in isolation, and their close contacts are safely in quarantine before the storm hit.
The DOH continues to gather more information. Updates on new positive cases will be announced as they are confirmed. Contacts of the active cases will be required to self-quarantine.