Coronavirus: 248 new COVID-19 cases on Aug. 23


Correction: An earlier version of this story contained incorrect information about cases on one of the islands. Maui had 11 cases, and the story has been corrected.

HONOLULU (KHON2) — The state Department of Health reported 248 new COVID-19 cases on Aug. 23.

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There are 225 on Oahu, 11 on Maui, 8 on the Big Island.

DOH reports that three cases from Honolulu and one case from Maui were removed from the counts due to updated information.

That brings the state total to 6,600.

There are 19 new cases that needed hospitalization. There were 36 new recoveries reported, totaling 2,143 who have been released from isolation. There are currently 4,410 active cases in Hawaii.

Here is an in-depth breakdown:

  • Hawaii County: 200 (8)
  • Honolulu: 6,031 (225)
  • Kauai: 56
  • Maui: 290 (11)
  • Pending/Unknown: 0
  • HI Residents Diagnosed outside of HI: 23
  • Required Hospitalization: 396 (19)
  • Deaths: 47
  • Released from isolation: 2,143 (36)

Maps below show the cases by zip code.

On Oahu, Waianae/Nanakuli/Maili/Makaha (96792), Halawa/JBPHH (96818), and McCully/Moiliili (96826) all max out at 150 or more cases in the last 28 days.

On Hawaii Island, Volcano (96785) registers at least one new case.

No map changes on Maui or Kauai.

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