Hawaii sees 4 new coronavirus deaths, 124 more infections – .

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Hawaii sees 4 new coronavirus deaths, 124 more infections – .


Hawaii Department of Health officials today reported four new coronavirus-related deaths and 124 new confirmed and probable infections statewide, bringing the state’s total since the start of the pandemic to 1,032 death and 88,147 cases.
No further information was immediately available regarding the latest deaths in Oahu.

The state’s official coronavirus death toll includes 766 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 787,000, 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 58 new cases in Oahu, 26 on the island of Hawaii, 22 in Maui, 12 in Kauai, and seven Hawaii residents diagnosed outside the ‘State. State health officials have withdrawn a case of Molokai.

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.

The total number of confirmed and probable coronavirus cases per island since the start of the epidemic is 59,802 in Oahu, 11,765 on the island of Hawaii, 10,061 in Maui, 3,186 in Kauai, 244 in Molokai and 145 in Lanai. There are also 2,944 Hawaii residents who have been diagnosed out of state.

Health officials also said today that of the state’s total infections, 1,215 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 has now fallen by 20.

Per island, Oahu has 621 active cases, the Big Island has 166, Kauai has 199, Maui has 229.

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 47 and the seven-day average positivity rate is 1.1%, 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 71.6% of the state’s population are now fully vaccinated and 77.4% have received at least one dose.

Of all confirmed cases of infection in Hawaii, 5,063 required hospitalizations, with eight new hospitalizations reported today.

Thirty hospitalizations in the state’s overall tally are residents of Hawaii who were diagnosed and treated outside of the state. Of the 5,006 hospitalizations in the state, 3,882 were in Oahu, 611 in Maui, 432 in Big Island, 94 in Kauai, nine in Molokai and five in Lanai.


This breaking news will be updated as more information becomes available.


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