LIHU‘E — The Hawai‘i State Department of Health Kaua‘i District Health Office reported seven new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, June 23.
Wednesday’s cases are all residents – one adult and six children. Their source of infection is considered community-acquired. All seven cases were under quarantine as close contacts of previously announced cases.
All active cases are in isolation, and close contacts are being identified, offered testing, and directed to quarantine. Investigations are ongoing.
Yesterday’s cases bring the number of active cases to 19, including one hospitalized, with 396 cumulative cases. Kaua‘i’s cumulative case count includes 353 confirmed locally, three probable, and 40 positive cases diagnosed elsewhere, as they received their pre-travel test results after arriving on island.