Hawai‘i COVID-19 Cases
News Release from Hawaii DoH, August 2, 2020
On 8/2/2020, the Hawai‘i Department of Health reported 45 new positive cases. One of the cases is on Maui and 44 cases are on O‘ahu for a cumulative total of 2,242 cases statewide (reported since 2/28/2020). Due to a delay in laboratory reporting, today’s number is not an accurate or complete report of all positive cases.
Based on incomplete data received, a total of 127,279 individuals have been tested in the state. (638 new tests)
45/638 = 7.1% positive (this higher positive percentage reflects faster-turnaround priority in-state tests)
Detailed information and data about COVID-19 cases in Hawai‘i is available at:
Latest Cases in Hawai'i | Current Situation in Hawai'i | COVID-19 Data Dashboard
LATEST CASES IN HAWAI‘I
Total cases:2242 (45 newly reported)
Residents diagnosed outside of Hawai‘i:23
Required Hospitalization:199‡ (5 new hospitalizations)
Hawaii deaths:26 (no new deaths)
Released from Isolation:1294§ (25 released)
Cumulative totals as of 12:00pm, August 2, 2020
*AS A RESULT OF UPDATED INFORMATION, ONE CASE FROM HAWAII WAS RE-CATEGORIZED TO HONOLULU.
†One case is a Lanai resident whose exposure is on Maui Island and who will be remaining on Maui Island for the interim.
‡Includes Hawaii residents hospitalized out of state.
§Includes cases that meet isolation release criteria (Isolation should be maintained until at least 3 days (72 hours) after resolution of fever and myalgia without the use of antipyretics OR at least 10 days have passed since symptom onset, whichever is longer). (The cases that have died and one case that has left the jurisdiction have been removed from these counts).
Positive cases include presumptive and confirmed cases, and Hawaii residents and non-residents; data are preliminary and subject to change. Note that CDC provides case counts according to states of residence.
SA: Hawaii officials count 45 new coronavirus cases but say data is incomplete