LIHU‘E — The Kaua‘i District Health Office today reported one new positive case of COVID-19.
This brings Kaua‘i’s total number of active cases to one, and the cumulative total of cases to date is now 58.
The new case is a female resident who is currently in isolation. The source of her infection appears to be related to mainland travel, and the case has been in travel quarantine since her return to Kaua‘i.
The Department of Health completed its contact tracing investigation and all close contacts have been directed to quarantine and offered a test.
As a reminder, this virus is widespread in our state and it continues to be important for everyone to be careful on Kaua‘i – wear your masks, keep your distance, and avoid large gatherings.
2 deaths, 90 new cases
Hawaii Department of Health officials today reported two new COVID-19 deaths on Oahu and 90 new coronavirus infections statewide, bringing the totals since the start of the pandemic to 124 fatalities and 11,779 cases.
The new infection cases in Hawaii today included 81 on Oahu, five in Hawaii County, two in Maui County, and two residents diagnosed outside of the state.
The state’s official death toll as of today includes 99 on Oahu, 15 on Hawaii island, and nine on Maui, while one was a Kauai resident who died on the mainland.
Today’s total coronavirus cases by county since the start of the outbreak are 10,627 on Oahu, 677 in Hawaii County, 388 in Maui County, and 58 in Kauai County. There are also 30 Hawaii residents diagnosed outside of the state.
Two hospitalizations in the statewide count are Hawaii residents who were diagnosed and treated outside the state. Of the 779 hospitalizations in the state, 687 have been on Oahu, 52 on Maui, 37 on Hawaii island, and one on Kauai.