2 new COVID cases Saturday
LIHU‘E — The state Department of Health Kaua‘i District Health Office reported two new cases of COVID-19 on Kaua‘i on Saturday.
Saturday’s cases are male residents: One case is travel-related, and the other is community-acquired.
All active cases are in isolation, and one case is hospitalized on O‘ahu. Close contacts are being identified, directed to quarantine and offered testing.
Saturday’s cases bring the number of on-island active cases to eight, with 166 cumulative cases. Kaua‘i’s cumulative case count includes 145 confirmed locally, one probable, and 20 positive cases diagnosed elsewhere, as they received their pre-travel test results after arriving on island.