Hawai‘i COVID-19 Cases
News Release from Hawaii DoH, August 23, 2020
On 8/23/2020, the Hawai‘i Department of Health reported 248 new positive cases. There are 12 additional cases on Maui, 8 on Hawai‘i Island, and 228 are on O‘ahu for a cumulative total of 6,600 cases statewide (reported since 2/28/2020). Four previous cases were removed due to updated laboratory information.
A total of 178,824 individuals have been tested in the state. (2,640 new tests)
248 / 2,640 = 9.4% positive
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:6600* (248 newly reported)
Residents diagnosed outside of Hawai‘i:23
Required Hospitalization:396‡ (19 new hospitalizations)
Hawaii deaths:47 (no new deaths)
Released from Isolation:2143§ (36 new releases)
Cumulative totals as of 12:00pm, August 23, 2020
*AS A RESULT OF UPDATED INFORMATION, 3 CASES FROM HONOLULU AND 1 CASE FROM MAUI WERE REMOVED FROM THE COUNTS.
†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.
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