HONOLULU (KHON) — The Department of Health reported 25 new cases of COVID-19 today: 16 on Oahu, 3 on Hawaii Island, and 6 from Maui County. The state total is now 435.
A 6th death from Maui county was reported, and will be officially included in the state totals tomorrow. DOH Director Bruce Anderson confirmed that the individual was older than 65, but did not have any additional information at the time.
There have been no new hospitalizations reported, and no new recoveries.
Here is an in-depth breakdown:
- Hawaii County: 26 (3)
- Honolulu: 328 (16)
- Kauai: 18
- Maui: 54 (6)
- Pending/Unknown: 7
- HI Residents Diagnosed outside of HI: 2
- Required Hospitalization: 42
- Deaths: 5* (6th death will be included in tomorrow’s DOH report)
- Released from isolation: 113
Earlier today, Maui County Mayor Michael Victorino announced that a cluster of 15 healthcare workers at Maui Memorial Medical Center tested positive for COVID-19. Department of Health Director Bruce Anderson clarified in a news briefing on Wednesday afternoon that the 15 cases were not new, and had been previously reported. The cluster itself was only recently discovered; before, officials were unaware that the cases were connected.
For more details, visit the DOH website here.
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