Hawaiian health officials today reported 46 new coronavirus infections, bringing the total to 21,028 since the pandemic began.
The State Department of Health reported no new deaths, but Hawaii County officials said Sunday that in the past week, a coronavirus-related death was reported on the Big Island. They did not provide detailed information on the latest death toll, but expressed their condolences to the family and friends of the person.
The state’s official coronavirus-related death toll is still 285. The Ministry of Health has counted 221 deaths on Oahu, 44 deaths on Hawaii, 17 deaths on Maui, and 1 death on Kauai. And two Hawaii residents who died on the mainland.
The Hawaii County Civil Defense Bureau said today that the number of COVID-1
Today, the number of deaths from the coronavirus in the United States has risen to 334,000, and the number of coronavirus cases in the United States exceeds 19.2 million.
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Officials said the statewide new infections reported by the Ministry of Health today include: 30 on Oahu, 13 on Maui, 2 on the Big Island, and 1 on Kauai. Due to information updates, one Oahu case was removed from the count.
The statistics released today reflect the new cases of infection reported to the department on Saturday.
Health officials counted 2,343 new COVID-19 test results in today’s statistics, and the statewide positive rate was 1.96%.
Since the outbreak, the total number of coronavirus cases by island has been 17,634 on Oahu, 1,864 in Hawaii County, 906 on Maui, 144 on Kauai, 106 on Lanai, and Molokai The island is 22. There are also 352 Hawaii residents diagnosed outside the state.
Hawaiian health officials said that of the total number of infections in the state, 1,558 were considered active. Health officials say they consider the infections reported in the past 14 days to be a “surrogate number of active cases.” Today, the number of active cases in the state has decreased by 143.
According to the latest statistics, Oahu has 1,216 cases on the island, Maui has 201 cases, the Big Island has 132 cases, and Kauai has 9 cases. Molokai and Lanai no longer have active COVID cases.
Of all confirmed cases of Hawaiian infection, 1,446 require hospitalization, and state health officials today reported a new hospitalization.
Three hospitalizations throughout the state were Hawaii residents who were diagnosed and treated outside the state. Of the 1,443 hospitalizations in the state, 1,271 were on Oahu, 87 on the Big Island, 72 on Maui, 7 on Kauai, 5 on Lanai, and 1 on Molokai .
According to the latest information from the department’s Hawaii COVID-19 data dashboard, as of 8:30 am on Thursday, a total of 73 patients with the virus have been treated in Hawaiian hospitals, of which 13 were in the intensive care unit and 12 were on ventilators.
Oahu moved to the looser second tier of the four-tier economic recovery plan of the Mayor of Honolulu, Kirk Caldwell, on October 22. There are two key COVID-19 numbers every Wednesday. To move from Method 2 to Method 3, the 7-day average of new cases must be below 50 for two consecutive Wednesdays. In addition, the 7-day average positive rate on those two Wednesdays must be less than 2.5%.
According to Caldwell, the seven-day average number of cases in Wahu today is 69, and the positive rate is 3.0%.
Caldwell has previously said that new infections among prisoners in the Halawa Correctional Facility will no longer be counted in his recovery plan. A group of people who have recently emerged in the prison have been increasing the number of infections in Honolulu and threatening to return Oahu to the most stringent level of the mayor’s four-tier system.