21 new positive cases announced, state total rises to 576

Coronavirus

HONOLULU (KHON2) – The State Department of Health announced 21 new COVID-19 positive cases on April 18.

This brings the state total to 574.

The Department of Health reports there have been a total of 29 confirmed cases associated with the cluster among the two McDonald’s restaurants in Kailua-Kona that now includes a total of 17 employees and 12 household members. DOH is conducting contact tracing for new cases and continuing to monitor employees and family members, all of whom are in isolation or quarantine. Both restaurants (at Kona Commons and at Walmart in Kailua-Kona) remain closed.

Twenty recoveries were also reported, totaling 410 who have been released from isolation. As of April 17, there has been 23,617 lab tests in the state.

 New as of
4/18/2020
Reported since
2/28/2020
Total Cases21574
Residence
HI Residents18505
Non-HI Residents139
Unknown230
Island of Diagnosis
Oahu2382
Hawaii1761
Maui2102
Kauai021
Molokai02
Lanai00
HI Residents diagnosed outside of HI06
Unknown*00
Released from Isolation20410
Hawaii deaths09
Risk Factors
Travel14305
Community21162
Unknown-14107
(HAWAII DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH

According to the DOH, unknown cases are pending investigation. As new information becomes available, unknown cases may be added to Island of Diagnosis total.

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