LIHU‘E — The state Department of Health Kaua‘i District Health Office reported one new case of COVID-19 on Sunday.
Sunday’s case is an adult resident whose source of infection is considered community-acquired. The individual was already under quarantine as a close contact of a previously-announced case.
All active cases are in isolation, and close contacts are being identified, offered testing and directed to quarantine. Investigations are ongoing.
Sunday’s case brings the number of active cases to 19, with 388 cumulative cases.
Free testing at the Kaua‘i War Memorial Convention Hall in Lihu‘e is available weekdays from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on a first-come, first-served basis. Testing is also available through primary-care physicians, hospitals and urgent-care clinics. Contact providers directly for more information.
Residents aged 18 and older are eligible for any vaccine available at pharmacies, hospitals and clinic. The Pfizer vaccine has been authorized for use in those 12 years of age and older, and appointments are available at hospitals and pharmacies for this age group.
Vaccination is free and widely available on the island, including on weekends and evenings and pop-up vaccination opportunities at community sites. Many vaccination sites accept walk-ins. For details, visit kauai.gov/vaccine.