Hawaii sees 62 new coronavirus cases, bringing statewide total to 37,995 – Honolulu, Hawaii

Honolulu, Hawaii 2021-07-04 17:50:00 –

Hawaii Ministry of Health officials reported 62 new confirmed possibilities Coronavirus Today’s infectious diseases total 37,995 in the state since the outbreak of the pandemic.

As no new virus-related deaths have been reported today, COVID-19 deaths across the state remain at 518.

The state’s official coronavirus-related deaths include 401 deaths on Oahu, 57 on Maui, 55 on the Big Island, 2 on Kauai, and 3 deaths outside Hawaii. It is.

Today, the number of deaths related to coronavirus in the United States exceeds 605,000, and the number of infections nationwide exceeds 33.7 million.

Today’s new possible infections by island are 35 on Oahu, 5 on Maui, 8 on the Big Island, 4 on Kauai, and diagnosed outside Hawaii. Includes 10 Hawaiians.

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 28,017 on Oahu, 4,713 on Maui, 3,287 in Hawaii County, 392 on Kauai, 115 on Lanai, and 80 on Molokai. .. There are also 1,391 Hawaiian residents diagnosed outside the state.

Possible infections today since the start of the pandemic added to today’s count include 821 on Maui, 796 on Oahu, 72 on the Big Island, 24 on Molokai, 3 on Kauai, and 3 on Lanai. Includes 57 residents diagnosed outside the state.

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

Health officials also said today that 579 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 total number of active cases in the state has decreased by 17 today.

By island, there are 385 active cases on Oahu, 84 on the Big Island, 65 on Maui, and 45 on Kauai.

Health officials counted 2,786 new COVID-19 test results in today’s tally, with a state-wide positive rate of 2.2%. According to Hawaii’s COVID-19 data dashboard, the state has an average 7-day positive rate of 1.6%.

According to the latest Hawaii COVID-19 Vaccine Summary, as of Friday, 1,690,038 vaccine doses were being administered through state and federal distribution programs, an increase of 5,640 from the previous day. Health officials say 58% of the state’s population is currently fully vaccinated and 63% have been vaccinated at least once.

Of all confirmed cases of Hawaii infection, 2,489 required hospitalization, and one new hospitalization was reported today.

Thirteen hospitalizations across the state are Hawaiian residents diagnosed and treated outside the state. Of the 2,476 hospitalizations in the state, 2,040 are on Oahu, 284 are on Maui, 136 are on the Big Island, 10 are on Kauai, 5 are on Lanai, and 1 is on Molokai. ..

According to the latest information from the department’s Hawaii COVID-19 data dashboard, a total of 37 patients with the virus were in Hawaii hospitals as of Friday, 10 in the intensive care unit and 4 in the ventilator. did.

The average number of cases on Oahu for seven days is 30, and the average positive rate for seven days is 1.7%, state health officials said today.

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

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