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Wednesday, April 8, 2020
COVID: 25 New Cases, Total Hits 435
By News Release @ 7:04 PM :: 1965 Views :: COVID-19

Current Situation in Hawaii

News release from Hawaii DoH, April 8, 2020

There have been 435 cases of COVID-19 identified in Hawaii. Of those cases, 10% have required hospitalization, and over 80% were residents returning from other areas.

Update: COVID-19 is spreading globally, nationally, and now locally. While the majority of cases identified in Hawaii have been introduced into our state by travelers, especially Hawaii residents, we all need to practice social distancing (i.e., maintaining at least 6 ft distance or 2 arm’s length from others) as well as other important infection prevention measures (e.g., wash hands, clean surfaces regularly) to prevent widespread community transmission. Social distancing can reduce the spread of disease, prevent our healthcare system from being overburdened, and protect the most vulnerable members in our community from infection.  If you get sick, please stay home—get rest and drink plenty of fluids. If you are older or have an underlying medical condition and become ill, call your doctor.

Novel Coronavirus in Hawaii

Links: Kauai Co Cases (8 active, 11 recovered), Hawaii Co Cases (6 active, 21 recovered)

Link: Hawaii-Covid-19-daily-news-digest-April-8-2020

COVID-19 Positive* Cases

Cumulative totals as of 12:00 noon on April 8, 2020

  Total
Statewide  
Total Cases 435 (25 newly reported)
  Released from Isolation† 113
  Required Hospitalization 42
  Deaths 5
   
BY COUNTY
  Total
Hawaii  County  
Total Cases 26
  Released from Isolation† 9
  Required Hospitalization 0
  Deaths 0
   
Honolulu County  
Total Cases 328
  Released from Isolation† 83
  Required Hospitalization 36
  Deaths 4
   
Kauai County  
Total Cases 18
  Released from Isolation† 7
  Required Hospitalization 1
  Deaths 0
   
Maui County  
Total Cases 54
  Released from Isolation† 14
  Required Hospitalization 5
  Deaths 1
   
HI Residents diagnosed outside of HI 2
County Pending 7

*includes presumptive and confirmed cases, data are preliminary and subject to change; note that CDC provides case counts according to states of residence.

†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 7 days have passed since symptom onset, whichever is longer.

Hawaii COVID-19 Map

(Updated daily by 12:00 noon) – As the number of cases increase, the number of cases represented by each color may change. Please check the map legend for the current map’s breakdown.

 

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