Hawaii sees 2 new coronavirus-related deaths, 168 additional infections – Honolulu, Hawaii

Honolulu, Hawaii 2021-10-23 14:55:00 –

Hawaii Ministry of Health officials made two new reports today coronavirusDue to state-wide associated deaths and 168 newly identified possible infectious diseases, the state has totaled 885 deaths and 83,188 cases since the onset of the pandemic.

No further information was immediately available regarding the deaths of the two on Oahu.

The state’s official coronavirus-related deaths include 667 on Oahu, 112 on the Big Island, 91 on Maui, 9 on Kauai, 1 on Molokai, and one in Hawaii that died outside the state. Includes 5 inhabitants.

Today, the number of deaths related to coronavirus in the United States exceeds 45,000, and the number of infections nationwide exceeds 735,507 million.

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Today’s new possible infections by island include 96 on Oahu, 44 on the Big Island, 20 on Maui, 9 on Kauai, 1 on Molokai, and Lanai. One example is included on the island. Two Hawaii residents diagnosed outside the state were excluded from the count.

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.

Since the outbreak, the total number of coronaviruses that may have been identified per island is 57,377 on Oahu, 10,846 on the Big Island, 9,442 on Maui, 2,523 on Kauai, 239 on Molokai, and 142 on Lanai. .. There are also 2,619 Hawaiians diagnosed outside the state.

Health officials also said today that 1,719 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 dropped by nine today.

By island, there are 1,012 active cases on Oahu, 392 on Big Island, 179 on Maui, 129 on Kauai, 2 on Lanai, and 5 on Molokai.

According to the latest Hawaii COVID-19 Vaccine Summary, as of Friday, 2,136,500 vaccines were being 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, 4,642 required hospitalizations, and 13 new hospitalizations were reported today.

According to Hawaii’s COVID-19 data dashboard, the state has an average 7-day positive rate of 1.9%. The average 7-day number of cases on Oahu is 70, and the average 7-day positive rate is 1.7%, state health officials said today.

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

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