LIHU‘E — The state Department of Health Kaua‘i District Health Office reported three new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday.
Thursday’s cases are all adult residents whose sources of infection are travel-related. Two of the cases are related to mainland travel, and the other is inter-island travel. One of these was diagnosed off-island with results received after arrival on Kaua‘i.
All active cases are in isolation, and one case remains hospitalized on O‘ahu.
Close contacts are being identified, directed to quarantine and offered testing.
Thursday’s cases bring the number of active cases to 19, with 199 cumulative cases. Kaua‘i’s cumulative case count includes 171 confirmed locally, one probable, and 27 positive cases diagnosed elsewhere, as they received their pre-travel test results after arriving on island.
For more information on the county’s COVID-19 response, visit kauai.gov/COVID-19.
For more information on the state’s COVID-19 cases or the state’s Safe Travels program, visit hawaiicovid19.com.