July 17: 2 new fatalities, 23 new cases of COVID-19 brings state total to 1,334


HONOLULU (KHON2) — The Department of Health reported 23 new cases of COVID-19 as well as two fatalities on July 17 for the state. 

The state’s death toll stands at 24. The cumulative state total in cases is now 1,334.

The DOH reported the twenty-fourth death on Friday afternoon. The patient was an older woman with underlying health conditions. This marks the twenty-fourth COVID-19 death in the state. DOH officials say she died July 16, but her death was reported on July 17.

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One new cases required hospitalization. There were 19 new recoveries also reported, totaling 994 who have been released from isolation. There are currently 317 active cases in Hawaii.

The DOH reported 121,512 test results have been received as of July 16.

Here is an in-depth breakdown:

  • Hawaii County: 109
  • Honolulu: 1,025
  • Kauai: 43
  • Maui: 135
  • Pending/Unknown: 3
  • HI Residents Diagnosed outside of HI: 22
  • Required Hospitalization: 139 (1)
  • Deaths: 24 (2)
  • Released from isolation: 994 (19)

For a detailed county-by-county breakdown, visit the DOH website here.

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