LIHU‘E — The state Department of Health Kaua‘i District Health Office reported 15 new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday.
Sunday’s cases are two visitors and 13 residents. Of the 15 cases, four are children and 11 are adults. Four of the cases are related to travel — three mainland and one interisland. The remaining 11 cases are considered community-acquired. Seven of the community-acquired infections are close contacts of previously announced cases or are tied to one of the active clusters. The remaining four community-acquired cases have no known source of infection.
Additionally, the DOH has identified two new clusters in places of worship.
All active cases are in isolation, and close contacts are being identified, offered testing and directed to quarantine. Investigations are ongoing.
Sunday’s cases bring the number of active cases to 205, with four hospitalized, and 1,090 cumulative cases. Kaua‘i’s cumulative case count includes 1,035 confirmed locally, eight probable, and 47 positive cases diagnosed elsewhere, as they received their pre-travel test results after arriving on island.
For testing details, visit kauai.gov/covidtest. For more information on the county’s COVID-19 response, visit kauai.gov/COVID-19.