UPDATE: HONOLULU (KHON2) — The The Department of Health reported 152 new cases of COVID-19 on August 6 for the state: 148 cases are from Honolulu County and one case is from the Big Island and three are on Maui. The cumulative state total is now 2,914.
The number of new deaths reported Thursday morning remain at two.
State health director Dr. Bruce Anderson noted that there was an issue with the department’s electronic record system, which caused the delay.
HONOLULU (KHON2) — The Department of Health reported 53 new cases of COVID-19 on August 6 for the state: 52 cases are from Honolulu County and 1 case is from Hawaii County. The cumulative state total is now 2,815.
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Two Oahu residents are the 28th and 29th casualties of COVID-19 in Hawaii. An elderly female, with underlying medical conditions, had been a resident at a Pearl City nursing home, but then was hospitalized. An elderly man, also with underlying health issues, was also in the hospital when he died.
The DOH reported 168,422 test results have been received as of August 5.
31 additional patients were released from isolation. The total number of recoveries is now 1,433.
Here is an in-depth breakdown:
- Hawaii County: 122 (1)
- Honolulu: 2,445 (52)
- Kauai County: 47
- Maui County: 177
- Pending/Unknown: (0)
- HI Residents Diagnosed outside of HI: 23
- Required Hospitalization: 223 (9)
- Deaths: 29 (2)
- Released from isolation: 1,433 (31)