Hawai‘i COVID-19 Cases
News Release from Hawaii DoH, August 8, 2020
On 8/8/2020, the Hawai‘i Department of Health reported 231 new positive cases. Three of the cases are on Maui, 5 are on Hawai‘i Island, and 223 cases are on O‘ahu for a cumulative total of 3,346 cases statewide (reported since 2/28/2020).
A total of 141,944 individuals have been tested in the state. (2,698 new tests)
231/2698 = 8.6% 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:3346 (231 newly reported)
Residents diagnosed outside of Hawai‘i:23
Required Hospitalization:237‡ (6 new hospitalizations)
Hawaii deaths:31* (one new death/one death removed from list)
Released from Isolation:1511§ (44 released)
Cumulative totals as of 12:00pm, August 8, 2020
*AS A RESULT OF UPDATED INFORMATION, ONE DEATH WAS REMOVED FROM THE COUNTS AND ONE NEW DEATH WAS REPORTED.
†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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