Hawai‘i Coronavirus Total Now 442: 7 New Cases, Maui Total is 57

April 9, 2020, 12:17 PM HST · Updated April 9, 12:25 PM
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As of noon on Thursday, April 9, 2020, there are 442 cases of COVID-19 identified in Hawaiʻi with 7 new cases.

The total includes 6 new cases on Oʻahu, 3 new cases on Maui and 2 new cases on Hawaiʻi Island.  There were four pending cases that have since been identified, resulting in a drop in pending cases to 3.  There were also two cases earlier that were identified as Hawaiʻi residents who were diagnosed outside of Hawaiʻi.

The Hawaii State Department of Health reports that there were 251 individuals released from isolation; and 42 cases that have required hospitalization.

Maui County has 3 new cases for a total of 57 confirmed positive. Of the 57 cases in Maui County, at least 31 have been released from isolation, and 5 have required hospitalization.

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Maui County has two COVID-19 related deaths. Maui reported its first COVID-19 related death on Monday, April 6, of an adult male over the age of 65 with underlying health conditions and exposure to travelers. The second Maui death was announced on Wednesday, April 8, and was an unattended death.

On Wednesday, county officials announced that there is a cluster of 15 COVID-19 positive cases identified in employees at Maui Health. The 15 cluster cases on Maui are not new and were accounted for in earlier totals.

The Maui positive count includes a resident of the rural community of Hāna in East Maui and two residents of Molokaʻi.  The Island of Lānaʻi in Maui County continues to have no reported cases.

Additional new cases were identified on Oʻahu where there were 6 new cases for a total of 334 on that island.  Hawaiʻi Island had 2 new cases for a total of 28.  Kauaʻi’s count remained unchanged from yesterday at 18 COVID-19 positive cases.

*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.

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