Hawaii records 1 new coronavirus death, 148 more infections – .

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Hawaii records 1 new coronavirus death, 148 more infections – .


Hawaii Department of Health officials today reported one new coronavirus-related death and 148 new confirmed and probable infections statewide, bringing the state’s total since the start of the pandemic to 1,033 death and 88,295 cases.
No further information was immediately available regarding the latest deaths.

The state’s official coronavirus death toll includes 767 deaths in Oahu, 140 on the island of Hawaii, 101 in Maui, 13 in Kauai, one in Molokai, and 11 Hawaii residents who died outside of the state. State.

The coronavirus-related death toll in the United States today is over 788,300, and the number of infections nationwide is over 49 million.

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Today’s new confirmed and probable infection count by island includes 80 new cases on Oahu, 18 on the island of Hawaii, 18 on Maui, 11 in Kauai, and 21 Hawaii residents diagnosed outside of the ‘State.

State health officials included probable infections in the total number of cases. Likely infections include people who have never received a confirmatory test but who would have had the virus because of their exposure and known symptoms or because of a positive antigen test.

Today’s count is the number of cases identified by the department on Friday.

The total number of confirmed and probable coronavirus cases per island since the start of the epidemic is 59,882 in Oahu, 11,783 on the island of Hawaii, 10,079 in Maui, 3,197 in Kauai, 244 in Molokai and 145 in Lanai. There are also 2,965 Hawaii residents who have been diagnosed out of state.

Health officials also said today that of the state’s total infections, 1,242 cases were considered active. Officials say they view infections reported in the past 14 days as a “proxy number for active cases.” The total number of active cases in the state increased by 27 today.

Per island, Oahu has 650 active cases, the Big Island has 165, Kauai has 199, and Maui has 228.

Health officials counted 148 new COVID-19 test results in today’s tally. The state’s 7-day average positivity rate is 1.4%, according to the Hawaii COVID-19 Data Dashboard.

The seven-day average number of cases for Oahu is 80 and the seven-day average positivity rate is 1.2%, state health officials said today.

Hawaii’s latest COVID-19 vaccine summary shows 2,352,493 doses of the vaccine have been administered through state and federal distribution programs as of Friday, up 8,547 from the previous day. Health officials say 71% of the state’s population are now fully vaccinated and 77% have received at least one dose.

Of all confirmed cases of infection in Hawaii, 5,076 required hospitalizations, with 13 new hospitalizations reported today.

Thirty hospitalizations in the state’s overall tally are residents of Hawaii who were diagnosed and treated out of state. Of the 5,046 hospitalizations in the state, 3,891 were in Oahu, 611 in Maui, 435 in Big Island, 94 in Kauai, 10 in Molokai and five in Lanai.

According to the latest information from the department’s Hawaii COVID-19 Data dashboard, a total of 37 patients infected with the virus were in hospitals in Hawaii on Friday, including seven in intensive care units and four on ventilators.

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