Hawaii records 8 new coronavirus-related deaths, 747 additional infections – Honolulu, Hawaii

Honolulu, Hawaii 2021-09-10 15:00:00 –

Hawaii Ministry of Health officials today made eight new reports coronavirusDue to state-wide associated deaths and 747 newly identified infectious diseases, the state has totaled 641 deaths and 70,320 cases since the onset of the pandemic.

Six of the recent deaths were on Oahu, one on Maui, and one on Hawaii, who died outside the state. Further information on recent deaths was not immediately available.

The state’s official coronavirus-related deaths were 491 on Oahu, 77 on Maui, 63 on the Big Island, 4 on Kauai, 1 on Molokai, and 5 outside Hawaii. Includes people from Hawaii.

Today, the number of deaths related to coronavirus in the United States exceeds 656,000, and the number of infections nationwide exceeds 40.7 million.

Today’s new possible infections by island are 456 on Oahu, 100 on Maui, 140 on the Big Island, 43 on Kauai, 2 on Molokai, and Hawaii. Includes 6 Hawaiians diagnosed outside the state.

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 due to known exposure and symptoms or because of a positive antigen test.

Since the outbreak, the total number of coronaviruses that may have been identified on each island is 49,172 on Oahu, 8,250 on Maui, 8,682 in Hawaii County, 1,681 on Kauai, 134 on Lanai and 168 on Molokai. .. There are also 2,233 inhabitants of Hawaii diagnosed outside the state.

The statistics released today reflect new cases of infection reported to the department on Wednesday.

Health officials also said today that 10,377 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 205 today.

By island, there are 7,198 active cases on Oahu, 1,541 on Big Island, 1,099 on Maui, 524 on Kauai, 5 on Lanai, and 10 on Molokai.

According to the latest Hawaii COVID-19 Vaccine Summary, as of Thursday, 1,914,345 vaccines were being administered through state and federal distribution programs, an increase of 3,281 from the previous day. Health officials say that 64.9% of the state’s population is currently fully vaccinated and 73.1% have been vaccinated at least once.

Of all confirmed cases of Hawaii infection, 3,805 require hospitalization, and 17 fewer hospitalizations are reported today.

Nineteen hospitalizations across the state are Hawaiian residents diagnosed and treated outside the state. Of the 3,786 hospitalizations in the state, 3,083 were on Oahu, 434 were on Maui, 233 were on the Big Island, 29 were on Kauai, 5 were on Lanai, and 2 were on Molokai.

The average 7-day number of cases on Oahu is 403, with an average 7-day positive rate of 8.0%, state health officials said today.

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

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