Hawaii sees 52 new coronavirus cases, bringing the state’s total to 27,223 – Honolulu, Hawaii

Honolulu, Hawaii 2021-02-22 16:55:00 –

Hawaii Ministry of Health officials today made 52 new reports Coronavirus The total number of cases in the state since the onset of infectious diseases and pandemics is 27,223.

State health officials today reported no additional deaths, as the number of coronavirus-related deaths across the state remains at 431.

The state’s official coronavirus-related deaths include 344 deaths on Oahu, 53 on the Big Island, 30 on Maui, 1 on Kauai, and 3 deaths outside Hawaii. It is.

The· Coronavirus-related deaths in the United States exceed 500,000 today The number of infections nationwide exceeds 28 million.

Today’s new state-wide infections reported by the Ministry of Health include 21 cases on Oahu, 28 cases on Maui, 2 cases on the Big Island, and 1 case on Kauai.

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

Since the outbreak, the total number of island-specific coronaviruses has been 21,802 on Oahu, 2,234 in Hawaii County, 2,054 on Maui, 181 on Kauai, 108 on Lanai, and 27 on Molokai. There are also 817 Hawaiians diagnosed outside the state. As a result of the updated information, 2 cases on Oahu and 1 case on Maui have been removed from the count.

Health officials also said today that 683 of the state’s total infections were considered active. Authorities say they consider infectious diseases reported in the last 14 days to be “substitute numbers for active cases.” The number of active cases in the state has increased by 19 today.

According to the latest counts for the state, by island, there are 453 on Oahu, 190 on Maui, 36 on the Big Island, 2 on Molokai, and 2 on Kauai. There are no active cases on the lanai.

Health officials counted 5,810 new COVID-19 test results in today’s tally, with a state-wide positive rate of 0.90%. According to the Hawaii COVID-19 Data Dashboard, the state has an average 7-day positive rate of 1%.

Of all confirmed cases of Hawaii infection, 1,834 required hospitalization, and two new hospitalizations were reported by state health authorities today.

Five hospitalizations throughout the state are Hawaiian residents diagnosed and treated outside the state. Of the 1,829 hospitalizations in the state, 1,595 were on Oahu, 119 were on Maui, 102 were on the Big Island, 7 were on Kauai, 5 were on Lanai, and 1 was on Molokai.

A total of 42 patients with the virus were in Hawaii hospitals as of Friday morning, 11 in the intensive care unit and 7 on the ventilator, according to updates from the department’s Hawaii COVID-19 data dashboard. I was in.

According to the state-validated weekly Hawaii COVID-19 vaccine summary, as of February 14, 268,428 of the 315,900 received by the state were being administered. 55% of people over the age of 75 also received one vaccination.

Of the vaccines given, 249,390 were given to the general public and 19,038 were distributed through a federal pharmacy program, officials said. State officials publish a verified and updated vaccination number every Wednesday.

Oahu moved to less restrictive Tier 2 of Honolulu’s four-tier economic recovery program on October 22nd. To determine if Honolulu will move to another tier, the city will perform a “weekly assessment” of two major COVID-19 numbers every Wednesday. .. To move from Tier 2 to Tier 3, the 7-day average for new cases must be less than 50 on two consecutive Wednesdays. Also, the 7-day average positive rate should be less than 2.5% on these two Wednesdays.

According to Honolulu Mayor Rick Blangiardi, the average number of cases on Oahu for seven days today is 26, with an average positive rate of 1.1% for seven days.

The mayor said last week He hopes Oahu will be able to move to Tier 3 of the city’s coronavirus restriction later this week... Tier 3 currently allows social and outdoor recreation gatherings of 5 to 10 people, and the restaurant currently seats 5 to 10 people at the table.

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