Hawaii COVID-19 cases now total at 151, 39 have recovered


HONOLULU (KHON2) — The State Department of Health announced 29 new COVID-19 cases in Hawaii, bringing the state total to 151 on March 28.

The Department of Health included a new section in their daily numbers and revealed that 39 people of the 151 have recovered from the virus.

The department defines the term “recovered” as someone who is released from isolation and who are not likely to pose a risk to others.

Here’s the breakdown of total cases:

  • Hawaii County: 10 (3 new)
  • Honolulu County: 108 (19 new)
  • Kauai County: 11 (6 new)
  • Maui County: 16 (0)
  • Pending: 4 (1 new)
  • Hawaii residents diagnosed outside of the state: 2 (0)

A DOH official says that 96 of the 151 cases are travel-related. Eight cases are considered to be “community” and 47 are unknown.

Of the total cases, 12 people have required hospitalization. As for deaths, no one has died in connection to COVID-19.

Looking at the total coronavirus case number in the United States, there are currently 103,321 reported cases altogether as of March 28. A total of 1,668 people have died in the country.

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