Hawaii records 3 new coronavirus-related deaths on Oahu, 134 additional infections statewide – Honolulu, Hawaii

Honolulu, Hawaii 2021-10-22 15:06:00 –

Hawaii Ministry of Health officials today made three new reports coronavirusWith associated deaths on Oahu and 134 new confirmed possible infections across the state, the state has totaled 883 deaths and 83,020 cases since the outbreak of the pandemic.

Further information on recent deaths was not immediately available.

The state’s official coronavirus-related deaths include 665 on Oahu, 112 on the Big Island, 91 on Maui, 9 on Kauai, 1 on Molokai, and one out of the state in Hawaii. Includes 5 inhabitants.

Today, the number of deaths related to coronavirus in the United States is about 734,000, and the number of infections nationwide exceeds 45 million.

Today’s new possible infections by island include 70 on Oahu, 34 on the Big Island, 7 on Maui, 6 on Kauai, 1 on Molokai, and the state. Includes 16 Hawaiian residents diagnosed outside.

State health authorities include the possibility of infection in the total number of cases. Possibility of infection includes people who have not been tested for confirmation but who appear to have been infected with the virus because of known exposure and symptoms or because of a positive antigen test.

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Since the outbreak, the total number of coronaviruses that may have been identified per island is 57,281 on Oahu, 10,802 on Hawaii, 9,422 on Maui, 2,514 on Kauai, 239 on Molokai, and 141 on Lanai. .. There are also 2,621 Hawaiians diagnosed outside the state.

Health officials also said today that 1,728 of the state’s total infections are believed to be active. Authorities say they consider infectious diseases reported in the last 14 days to be “substitute numbers for active cases.” The total number of active cases in the state has decreased by 70 today.

According to the Hawaii COVID-19 Data Dashboard, Thursday’s state averaged 117 cases over a 7-day period, with a 7-day positive rate of 1.7%.

According to the latest Hawaii COVID-19 vaccine overview, as of today, 2,136,500 vaccine doses have been administered through state and federal distribution programs, an increase of 6,202 from the previous day. Health officials say that 70.7% of the state’s population is currently fully vaccinated and 79.2% have been vaccinated at least once.

Of all confirmed cases of Hawaii infection, 4,629 required hospitalization and 10 new hospitalizations were reported today.

According to the latest information from the department’s Hawaii COVID-19 data dashboard, a total of 72 patients with the virus were in Hawaii hospitals as of Thursday, 22 in the intensive care unit and 16 in the ventilator. bottom.

This latest news will be updated as more information becomes available.

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