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Tuesday, October 6, 2020
COVID Count 83 new cases out of 1,249 tests
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Hawai‘i COVID-19 Cases

News Release from Hawaii DoH, October 6, 2020

On 10/6/2020, the Hawai‘i Department of Health reported 83 new positive cases. There are two new cases on Maui, 14 on Hawai‘i Island, and 67 on O‘ahu for a cumulative total of 12,973 cases statewide (reported since 2/28/2020).

A total of 308,090 individuals have been tested in the state. 

83 / 1,249 = 6.6% 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 DashboardTracking COVID-19



Total cases:12937 (83 new)

Hawai’i County:834

Honolulu County:11613

Kaua’i County:59

Maui County:397†


Residents diagnosed outside of Hawai‘i:34

Required Hospitalization:889‡ (no new hospitalizations)

Hawaii deaths:160 (3 more deaths)

Released from Isolation:10526§ (56 new releases)

Cumulative totals as of 12:00pm, October 6, 2020                

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†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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                                                                                                                                       Oct. 6, 2020 


Department of Health: 

Three Deaths and 83 Additional Coronavirus Cases Reported Today 

The deaths of three (3) women from O‘ahu, raise Hawai‘i’s COVID-19 death toll to 160. All three women had underlying conditions. Two were 80+ years-old and both died at home. The third woman was 60-69 yrs. of age and died in the hospital. 


Hawai‘i COVID-19 Counts as of 12:00 noon, Oct. 6, 2020       

Island of Diagnosis       

New Cases       

Reported since       


(including new cases) 














HI residents diagnosed outside of HI      


Total Cases       





Hospitalization count as of 10/5/20 at 3:40 pm: 15-Hawai‘i, 1-Maui, 99-O‘ahu, 0-Kaua‘i   


7-Day Averages  


Daily New Cases   

(change from previous day)  

% Lab Positive  

(change from previous day  


93 (-6)  

2.6% (-0.1)  


75 (-7)  

3.2% (-0.1)  


17 (+1)  

 2.8% (+0.2)  


0 (+0.0)  

0.0% (+0.0)  


1 (+0.0)  

0.4% (-0.0)  

*Metrics reflect information updated as of noon the previous day. Case counts are calculated based on date of report. Percent positivity is calculated based on date of lab result.  


*Laboratory Testing Data      

There were 1,249 additional COVID-19 tests reported. 

Total Number of Individuals Tested by Clinical Labs, State Lab & Surge Testing      






*Electronic Laboratory Reporting **27 test results were inconclusive.  



For more tables, charts and visualizations visit the DOH Disease Outbreak Control Division: 


DOH guidance for a Safe Halloween  

Although Halloween traditions in Hawai‘i may look different this year, there are still many ways families can have fun while avoiding the scare of being exposed to or spreading the virus.   

DOH is recommending celebrating with your household members at home and avoiding traditional door-to-door trick or treating where treats are handed to children or children take candy from a shared bucket. These are high-risk activities as they can result in close contact and crowding among people outside your household.  

“It’s more important than ever to put safety first,” said Health Director Dr. Elizabeth Char. “Gatherings on Memorial Day, July 4th and Labor Day led to spikes in positive cases in Hawai‘i. This Halloween, be extra mindful as you navigate how to safely celebrate in order to keep the spread of coronavirus as low as possible during this holiday.”  

For more tips to stay safe this holiday season visit: 


Department of Public Safety 

Mass Testing Underway at Facilities Statewide   

PSD’s Health Care Division is working with DOH, the Hawaiʻi National Guard and community partners, to conduct mass testing for COVID-19 at all correctional facilities statewide. Test results for 13 Halawa Correctional Facility staff were received today. All 13 were negative. The Maui Community Correctional Center (MCCC) began their staff testing yesterday with the help of the Hawaiʻi National Guard.  


Of the 70 OCCC inmate results received, six were positive and 64 were negative. There are no inmates hospitalized. The total number of inmates who have recovered is at 338. The number of PSD staff who have recovered and returned to work increased to 94. To view more on PSD’s planning and response efforts to COVID-19:  


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