HONOLULU (KHON2) — Hawai’i had the lowest rate of deaths in nursing homes for staff and residents over a four week period ending Dec. 20, 2020 in the nation according to the AARP Nursing Home COVID-19 dashboard.
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Hawai`i nursing homes had three resident cases, nine staff cases and no deaths during that time frame.
Nursing homes in Hawaii had less than 5% COVID-19 cases from Nov. 23 to Dec. 20 compared to nursing homes on the mainland who had a little more than 58%.
Staff coronavirus cases were only about 17% in Hawaii compared with 87% nationwide.
The full COVID-19 Nursing Home Dashboard is available at www.aarp.org/nursinghomedashboard.