13 new COVID-19 cases on Kaua‘i Sunday

LIHU‘E — The state Department of Health Kaua‘i District Health Office reported 13 new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday.

These cases consist of one visitor and 12 residents.

Of the 13 new cases, five are children and eight are adults.

Two of the cases are related to mainland travel. The remaining 11 cases are considered community-acquired. Six of the community-acquired infections are close contacts of a previously announced case or are tied to an active cluster.

The remaining five cases have no known source of infection.

Sunday’s cases bring the number of active cases to 101, with nine hospitalized. According to the Hawai‘i Emergency Management Agency, as of Sunday there were three in the intensive-care unit.

To date, the county has recorded 3,145 cumulative cases.

A list of vaccination sites can be found at kauai.gov/vaccine.

Free testing is available at the Kaua‘i War Memorial Convention Hall in Lihu‘e weekdays from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. A free, mobile-testing van is available for walk-ins from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Kekaha Neighborhood Center on Wednesdays, Kalaheo Neighborhood Center on Fridays, Hanalei Neighborhood Center on Saturdays and the Mayor Bryan J. Baptiste Sports Complex in Kapa‘a on Sundays.

A list of free testing locations and hours can be found at kauai.gov/COVIDtest.


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