Officials from the Hawaii Department of Health reported today that there are 96 new coronavirus infections in Hawaii, bringing the total number in the state to 30,135 since the pandemic began.
State health officials have reported no new coronavirus-related deaths because the statewide death toll is still 467.
The state’s official coronavirus-related death toll includes: 369 deaths on Oahu, 53 deaths on Hawaii, 41 deaths on Maui, 1 death on Kauai, and 3 Hawaii residents who died outside the state. .
Today, the number of deaths related to the US coronavirus is approximately 555,000, and the total number of infections nationwide exceeds 30.7 million.
According to health officials, today’s new statewide infections include 51
The statistics released today reflect the new cases of infection reported to the department on Friday.
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Since the outbreak, the total number of coronavirus cases by island has been 23,336 on Oahu, 2,968 on Maui, 2,525 on Hawaii County, 196 on Kauai, 111 on Lanai, and Molokai The island is 34. There are also 965 Hawaiian residents who have been diagnosed outside the state.
Health officials also said today that of the total number of infections in the state, 1,301 are considered active. Officials said they considered the infections reported in the past 14 days to be a “surrogate number of active cases.” The number of active cases in the state has increased by 19 today.
By island, there are 778 cases on Oahu, 358 on Maui, 150 on the Big Island, 10 on Kauai, 3 on Molokai, and 2 on Lanai.
Health officials counted 6087 new COVID-19 test results today, and the statewide positive rate was 1.5%. The Hawaii COVID-19 data display board shows that the state’s 7-day average positive rate is 1.8%.
The state’s Hawaii COVID-19 vaccine summary stated that as of Wednesday, the state had received 717,980 vaccines, of which 634,442 had been vaccinated. Approximately 28% of the general population in Hawaii has received at least one dose of the vaccine.
Of all confirmed cases of Hawaiian infection, 2,011 require hospitalization, and state health officials today reported 2 new hospitalizations on Maui.
Eight of the statewide hospitalizations were Hawaii residents who were diagnosed and treated outside the state. Of the 1,293 hospitalizations in the state, there are 1,698 on Oahu, 183 on Maui, 108 on the Big Island, 8 on the Big Island, 5 on Kauai, and 5 on Lanai. There is 1 case on Rocky Island.
According to the latest information from the department’s Hawaii COVID-19 data dashboard, as of Thursday morning, a total of 42 patients with the virus had been treated in Hawaii hospitals, of which 9 were in the intensive care unit and 5 were on ventilators.
After entering Level 2 on October 22, Oahu entered the looser level 3 of the city’s four-level economic recovery plan on February 25. Level 3 allows social and outdoor entertainment gatherings of up to 10 people, and the restaurant can seat 10 people per table, but now there are only 5 people. The Mayor of Honolulu, Rick Blangiardi, announced on March 11 changes to the third floor, including allowing bars to reopen under the same conditions as restaurants and extending the curfew to midnight.
The mayor said that the 7-day average number of cases on Oahu today is 59, while the 7-day average positive rate is 2.1%.
As more information becomes available, the breaking news story will be updated.