County announces 7 new COVID cases

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.

  1. Da Shadow June 24, 2021 3:07 am Reply

    i know CASES are scary to many, but how about letting us know how many even result in hospitalization?

    oh yeah, because ZERO have had to be hospitalized.

    1. Loladog June 26, 2021 8:51 pm Reply

      You should read and be able to critically analyze what you read.

      “Yesterday’s cases bring the number of active cases to 19, including one hospitalized, with 396 cumulative cases.”

      One is not Zero, hero.


  2. RGLadder37 June 24, 2021 7:10 am Reply

    Did they do away with the inter-island testing requirement on June 15?

    It is only at 57% vaccination.

    Some people will receive placibos. Are they busy over at the war memorial convention center? With tourist from mainland or outer islands? One two options, 3rd would be international.

  3. RGLadder37 June 24, 2021 9:32 am Reply

    I think the testing for the coronavirus will continue. Wikipedia has the case count for California, and it is increasing. 63,480 deaths and 3.81 million cases just in California. And rising. There is no way I see a stop in checks ins at the airport staff.

  4. nothings free June 24, 2021 9:51 am Reply

    Of all the Covid cases you’ve reported over the past year, how many have died or been permanently damaged by the virus? Now that would make a great article and put things in perspective! My guess is that we’ve had close to 0 ?

    1. July June 25, 2021 8:24 pm Reply

      I mean it’s not like millions of people haven’t died from covid or anything.

    2. Loladog June 26, 2021 9:07 pm Reply

      Every rational person knows that over 600,000 US citizens have died from Covid-19 from the current pandemic. Many more globally as well. Don’t guess “nothings free”, learn the reality.

  5. I saw a Vampire once June 24, 2021 2:42 pm Reply

    I might. Write a letter on pop culture and the coronavirus. How many people have died in the NBA after taking the vaccine?

    That would make headline as a special guest to the Garden Island. But then, I’ll have to change my code again. So I can continue posting.

  6. Kimo June 24, 2021 11:15 pm Reply

    No need we get um

  7. Real Risk June 25, 2021 4:37 am Reply

    Here is a link to California’s actual numbers.
    They’re trending down. New cases are down. New Deaths are down. Positivity rate of those who are tested is up. More than 40 million doses of vaccine administered (the state’s population is just north of 40 million), that’s well over half of eligible Californians have been vaccinated) Compared to last year, this is a much more stable picture.

  8. RGLadder37 June 26, 2021 3:10 pm Reply

    In California, is true that near Santa Monica pier where everyone walks, they can go with out face mask now if they are vaccinated? Also I hear that Santa Monica high school and their school system there is still adhering to strict rules set by the CDC. Nothing like the public. Though California is up there in deaths, I think more people are relaxing now that summer is near.

    You guys know where Santa Monica is right? Just so happens that I know where Santa Monica High School is too. Interesting how the rules change with different organizations in charge.

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