The statistics released today reflect the new infection cases reported to the department on Sunday. The total number of confirmed and probable coronavirus cases by island since the start of the outbreak are 50,911 on Oahu, 8,442 on Maui, 9,022 in Hawaii County, 1,810 on Kauai, 137 on Lanai and 182 on Molokai. There are also 2,271 Hawaii residents who were diagnosed outside of the state. Health officials also said today that, of the state’s total infection count, 8,887 cases were considered to be active. Officials say they consider infections reported in the past 14 days to be a “proxy number for active cases.” The state’s total number of active cases decreased today by 164.
Today’s new confirmed and probable infection count by island includes 338 new cases on Oahu, 23 on Maui, 41 on Hawaii island, 14 on Kauai, five on Molokai and two Hawaii residents diagnosed outside the state. The U.S. coronavirus-related death toll today is over 662,000 and the nationwide infection tally is more than 41.3 million.
State health officials have been including probable infections in its total case counts. Probable infections include people who never received a confirmatory test but are believed to have had the virus because of their known exposure and symptoms or because of a positive antigen test. The state’s official coronavirus-related death toll includes 503 fatalities on Oahu, 79 on Maui, 66 on Hawaii island, six on Kauai, one on Molokai and five Hawaii residents who died outside the state.
Of all the confirmed Hawaii infection cases, 3,883 have required hospitalizations, with 21 new hospitalizations reported today. 360 hospitalized today with COVID in Hawaii, down from 393 yesterday. #COVIDTrends The latest Hawaii COVID-19 vaccine summary says 1,938,318 vaccine doses have been administered through state and federal distribution programs as of Monday, up 5,740 from a day earlier. Health officials say that 65.6% of the state’s population is now fully vaccinated, and 74% have received at least one dose.
Health officials counted 5,167 new COVID-19 test results in today’s tally, for an 8.19% statewide positivity rate. The state’s 7-day average positivity rate is 6.8%, according to the Hawaii COVID-19 Data dashboard. By island, Oahu has 6,023 active cases, the Big Island has 1,354, Maui has 959, Kauai has 522, Lanai has six and Molokai has 23.
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