Hawaii Reports Its Second COVID-19 Death
Hawaiʻi officials this afternoon confirmed a second COVID-19 related death in the state.
“Today, our community received the tragic news of the passing of a second Hawai‘i resident from the COVID-19 virus. Dawn and I express our deepest condolences to the victim’s family and friends,” said Governor David Ige in a statement.
“As we come together with expressions of sympathy and support – we must also remember to help each other, to protect your health and the health of loved ones and your community. Let’s all do our part to get Hawai‘i through this challenging time,” he said.
As of noon on Thursday, April 2, 2020, there are 285 cases of COVID-19 identified in Hawaiʻi with 27 new cases.
Maui has one new case for a total of 27 confirmed positive. Of the 27 cases on Maui, 11 have been released from isolation.