Hawaii records 6 new coronavirus-related deaths, 115 additional infections – Honolulu, Hawaii

Honolulu, Hawaii 2021-11-24 14:05:00 –

Hawaii Ministry of Health officials today made six new reports coronavirusDue to related deaths on Oahu and 115 newly identified infectious diseases across the state, the state has totaled 1,008 deaths and 87,106 cases since the onset of the pandemic.

Further information on recent deaths was not immediately available.

The state’s official coronavirus-related deaths are 753 on Oahu, 132 on the Big Island, 98 on Maui, 13 on Kauai, 1 on Molokai, and 11 out-of-state. Includes Hawaii residents.

The number of deaths related to coronavirus in the United States today is about 774,000, and the number of infections nationwide is about 48 million.

Today’s new possible infections by island are 53 on Oahu, 23 on Kauai, 14 on the Big Island and 14 on Maui, and 11 out-of-state diagnoses. Includes Hawaii residents.

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

Since the outbreak, the number of coronavirus cases confirmed on each island has been 59,308 on Oahu, 11,637 on the Big Island, 9,873 on Maui, 3,029 on Kauai, 247 on Molokai, and 247 on Lanai. There are 145 people. There are also 2,867 Hawaiians diagnosed outside the state.

Health officials also said today that 1,477 of the state’s total infections are believed to be active. Authorities say they consider infections reported in the last 14 days to be “active case surrogate numbers.” The total number of active cases in the state has decreased by 22 today.

By island, 779 on Oahu, 273 on Big Island, 218 on Kauai, 205 on Maui, 2 on Molokai, and not on Lanai.

Health officials counted 7,903 new COVID-19 test results in today’s tally, with a state-wide positive rate of 1.4%. According to the Hawaii COVID-19 Data Dashboard, the state has an average 7-day positive rate of 1.4% and an average 7-day case count of 108.

The average 7-day positive rate on Oahu is 1.3%, and the number of 7-day cases on Oahu is 57, state health officials said today.

According to the latest Hawaii COVID-19 Vaccine Overview, as of today, 2,329,153 vaccine doses have been administered through state and federal distribution programs, an increase of 4,717 from the previous day. Health officials say that 72.4% of the state’s population is currently fully vaccinated and 85.2% have been vaccinated at least once.

Of all confirmed cases of Hawaii infection, 4,993 require hospitalization and 15 new hospitalizations are reported today.

Twenty-nine hospitalizations across the state are Hawaii residents diagnosed and treated outside the state. Of the 4,964 hospitalizations in the state, 3,846 were on Oahu, 597 were on Maui, 422 were on the Big Island, 86 were on Kauai, 8 were on Molokai, and 5 were on Lanai.

As of Tuesday, a total of 43 virus patients were in the Hawaii hospital, 7 in the intensive care unit, and 6 on the ventilator, according to the latest information from the department’s Hawaii COVID-19 data dashboard. ..

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

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