Hawaii reports 2 new coronavirus-related deaths on Oahu and 123 additional infections statewide – Honolulu, Hawaii

Honolulu, Hawaii 2020-11-22 16:56:00 –

Hawaiian health officials today reported two coronavirus-related deaths on Oahu and 123 new coronavirus infections across the state, bringing the total to 233 deaths and 17,220 since the outbreak of the pandemic. It became a case of.

Further information on the latest fatalities was not released immediately.

The State Department of Health’s official coronavirus-related deaths include 182 on Oahu, 32 on the Big Island, 17 on Maui, and two Hawaiians who died on the mainland. On Saturday, health officials all announced seven new deaths on Oahu. The Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency said Saturday that COVID-19 deaths on the Big Island remained at 49, but state health officials still identified the coronavirus as a factor in 17 of these deaths. Not done.

The death toll from the coronavirus in the United States today exceeds 256,000, as it exceeded 12 million in the United States.

According to the Ministry of Health, today’s new cases of infection in Hawaii include 97 on Oahu, 14 on the Big Island, 6 on Kauai, 4 on Maui, and Hawaii residents diagnosed outside the state. Includes 2 people. As a result of the updated information, one previous infection from Oahu has been removed from the state counts.

The statistics released today reflect the new cases reported to the department by 11:59 pm on Friday.

Department officials said today’s new case count came from 5,342 COVID-19 tests, with a state-wide positive rate of 2.3%.

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The total number of coronaviruses by island since the outbreak is 14,794 on Oahu, 1,541 on Hawaii County, 484 on Maui, 106 on Lanai, 97 on Kauai and 17 on Molokai. There are also 181 Hawaiian residents diagnosed outside the state.

Hawaiian health officials said 1,336 of the state’s total infections are currently believed to be active throughout the state. Health officials have replaced the “free from quarantine” statistics used to calculate the number of active cases with “cases in the last 14 days.” They said the new classification served as a “substitute number for active cases” and was based on infections reported in the last 14 days. Today, the total number of active cases has decreased by four.

Of all confirmed cases of Hawaii infection, 1,255 require hospitalization, and 16 new hospitalizations (15 on Oahu and 1 on the Big Island) were reported by state health authorities today. ..

Two hospitalizations throughout the state are Hawaiian residents diagnosed and treated outside the state. Of the 1,253 hospitalizations in the state, 1,106 are on Oahu, 75 are on the Big Island, 60 are on Maui, 6 are on Kauai, 5 are on Lanai, and 1 is on Molokai. ..

According to the latest data from the department’s Hawaii COVID-19 data dashboard, a total of 72 patients with COVID-19 were in hospitals in Hawaii at noon on Friday, 23 in the intensive care unit and 10 artificially ventilated. I was on the ventilator.

Oahu moved to Tier 2 on October 22, with less restrictions on Mayor Kirk Caldwell’s four-stage economic recovery plan. The mayor’s office states that the city will carry out two “weekly assessments” to determine if Honolulu will move to another tier. Major COVID-19 numbers every Wednesday. To move from Tier 2 to Tier 3, the average of new cases for 7 days on two consecutive Wednesdays must be less than 50. Also, the 7-day average positive rate, or percentage of tests that returned positive, should be less than 2.5% on these two Wednesdays.

According to Caldwell, the average number of cases on Oahu for today’s seven days was 76, with a positive rate of 2.7%.

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

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