Well being officers recorded 61 new COVID-19 instances statewide on Tuesday, together with 45 on Oahu, seven on Hawaii island, one on Kauai, 4 on Maui, and 4 extra Hawaii residents had been identified exterior of the state.
Kauai county recorded its first COVID-19 associated demise, Kauai Mayor Derek Kawakami introduced in a Fb Reside video. The Kauai man who died Monday was aged and had no journey historical past, in keeping with Kawakami.
Kawakami urged individuals to keep away from gatherings in the course of the upcoming vacation season.
“We’re dealing with alarming COVID numbers on our island — 18 new instances up to now 4 days. That’s the best charge that we’ve seen all 12 months,” he mentioned. “This is not just a tourist problem. Nearly half of our recent cases are among residents.”
The demise on Kauai will not be but mirrored within the state Division of Well being’s official COVID-19 demise toll. Civil Beat calculates no less than 251 individuals have died from the illness in Hawaii together with the Kauai demise and 17 deaths on Hawaii island which are pending medical verification by the state. Thus far, 49 deaths on the Large Island have been recorded by the Hawaii County Civil Protection.
The Division of Well being’s statewide demise toll on document is 233.
Statewide, there have been 1,313 new instances up to now two weeks. The statewide 14-day common testing positivity charge has hovered round 2% for the previous week.
The COVID-19 case studies are based mostly on take a look at outcomes from laboratories statewide. The numbers embrace lab outcomes from each residents and vacationers. Since March, 94% of instances identified within the islands have been amongst residents and seven% have required hospitalization.
Greater than 100 inmates have examined constructive on the Waiawa Correctional Facility on Oahu, Hawaii Information Now reported.
For extra data, examine this Hawaii Division of Well being COVID-19 web site or this state web site, and the Hawaii Knowledge Collaborative COVID-19 Monitoring web site. The Hawaii Emergency Administration Company additionally gives this complete dashboard.
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* The present case numbers and take a look at positivity charge may not correlate with the metrics set for a particular tier because the county should spend no less than 4 consecutive weeks in a tier and meet the metrics for the subsequent tier earlier than advancing, in keeping with the reopening plan. Extra data of the Metropolis and County of Honolulu’s reopening technique in addition to particulars of the restrictions of Tier 1, Tier 2, Tier three and Tier four might be discovered at oneoahu.org
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