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Hawai‘i COVID-19 Cases

News Release from Hawaii DoH, June 12, 2020

On 6/12/2020, the Hawai‘i Department of Health reported 15 new positive cases on O'ahu for a cumulative total of 706 cases statewide (reported since 2/28/2020). One previous case was removed from the cumulative count due to a lab reporting error.

A total of 59,338 individuals have been tested in the state.  (759 new tests)

Detailed information and data about COVID-19 cases in Hawai‘i is available at:

Latest Cases in Hawai'iCurrent Situation in Hawai'i  | COVID-19 Data Dashboard



Total cases:706* (15 newly reported)

Hawai’i County:81

Honolulu County:472

Kaua’i County:21

Maui County:120†


Residents diagnosed outside of Hawai‘i:12

Required Hospitalization:87‡ (one new hospitalization)

Hawaii deaths:17 (no new deaths)

Released from Isolation:627§ (four released)

Cumulative totals as of 12:00pm, June 12, 2020


†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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HNN: The last time Hawaii saw a double-digit increase in new cases was April 18 ― 55 days ago.

SA: Fifteen new coronavirus cases are being reported in Hawaii today following Memorial Day and graduation gatherings.

The spike in new coronavirus cases is alarming, Lt. Gov. Josh Green told the Honolulu Star-Advertiser, adding that he is expecting another surge eight to 10 days after 10,000 protesters gathered for ‘Black Lives Matter’ marches throughout the islands over the weekend.

“We’re right now witnessing the Memorial Day spike which also coincided with graduation parties, so we have to be very careful. Ten of those cases are in one family (in Waipahu)….



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