Hawaii Reports 1 New Coronavirus Death, 74 More Infections – fr

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Hawaii Reports 1 New Coronavirus Death, 74 More Infections – fr


Hawaii Department of Health officials today reported one new coronavirus-related death and 74 additional infections statewide, bringing the state’s total since the start of the pandemic to 484 deaths and 32654 cases.
The latest death was a Maui man in his 60s who had underlying health issues and died in a hospital.

The state’s official coronavirus death toll includes 374 deaths in Oahu, 53 on the island of Hawaii, 52 in Maui, two in Kauai and three Hawaii residents who died out of state.

The coronavirus-related death toll in the United States today is over 577,000 and the number of infections nationwide is over 32 million.

New cases of infection statewide today include 49 in Oahu, 11 in Maui, seven in Kauai, four on the island of Hawaii and three residents of Hawaii diagnosed outside of state, according to health officials.

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Statistics released today reflect the new cases of infection reported to the department on Saturday.

The total number of coronavirus cases per island since the start of the epidemic is 25,029 in Oahu, 3,433 in Maui, 2,707 in Hawaii County, 276 in Kauai, 111 in Lanai and 37 in Molokai. There are also 1,061 Hawaii residents who have been diagnosed out of state.

Health officials also said today that of the state’s total infections, 1,170 cases were considered active. Officials say they view infections reported in the past 14 days as a “proxy number for active cases.” The number of active cases in the state has increased by eight today.

Per island, Oahu has 848 active cases, Maui has 181, Kauai has 76, Big Island has 63, Molokai has two, and Lanai has none.

Health officials counted 4,925 new COVID-19 test results in today’s tally, for a statewide positivity rate of 1.5%. The state’s 7-day average positivity rate is 1.6%, according to the Hawaii COVID-19 Data dashboard.

The COVID-19 vaccine summary in Hawaii indicates that 1,225,438 doses of vaccine have been administered through state and federal distribution programs to date.

Of all confirmed cases of infection in Hawaii, 2,146 required hospitalizations, with no new hospitalizations reported today by state health officials.

Eight hospitalizations statewide are residents of Hawaii who were diagnosed and treated outside of the state. Of the 2,138 hospitalizations in the state, 1,794 were in Oahu, 210 in Maui, 119 in the Big Island, nine in Kauai, five in Lanai, and one in Molokai.

According to the latest information from the department’s Hawaii COVID-19 Data dashboard, a total of 53 patients infected with the virus have been in hospitals in Hawaii to date, including 10 in intensive care units and four on ventilators.

Oahu entered the less restrictive Level 3 of the city’s four-tier economic stimulus package on February 25 after being at Level 2 since October 22. 10 people at the table. On March 11, Honolulu Mayor Rick Blangiardi announced changes to Level 3, including allowing bars to reopen under the same conditions as restaurants and extending the curfew until midnight.

Honolulu will remain at Level 3 of the city’s COVID-19 reopening framework until at least Wednesday.

Blangiardi said in a tweet today that his office will no longer publish the seven-day average and seven-day positivity rate for Oahu. Instead, they will post a weekly update on the coronavirus situation for the island, he said.

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