Hawai‘i Coronavirus Total Now 530: 13 New Cases, Maui Total is 92

April 15, 2020, 12:01 PM HST · Updated April 15, 12:08 PM
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As of noon on Wednesday, April 15, 2020, there are 530 cases of COVID-19 identified in Hawaiʻi with 13 new cases. The total includes:

  • 11 new cases on Oʻahu for a total of 369 confirmed positive,
  • 4 new cases in Maui County for a total of 92 confirmed positive,
  • 0 new cases on Hawaiʻi Island for a total of 41 confirmed positive; and
  • 0 new cases on Kauaʻi for a total of 21 confirmed positive.

There is now 1 pending case, where the island of residency has not been determined, which is down by two cases from yesterday’s count.  There were also six cases that are identified as Hawaiʻi residents who were diagnosed outside of Hawaiʻi.

The Hawaiʻi State Department of Health reports that there were 359 individuals released from isolation; and 45 cases that have required hospitalization.

Maui County has 4 new cases for a total of 92 confirmed positive. Of the 92 cases in Maui County, at least 42 have been released from isolation, and 7 have required hospitalization.

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Maui County has had three 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. A third death in Maui County reportedly occurred on April 7, but was reported in the state count on Friday, April 10. The third case involved an elderly individual who was in the chronic care unit.

There is a COVID-19 cluster on Maui at the Maui Memorial Medical Center.  The state adjusted the Maui Hospital cluster count upward to 34 individuals under investigation.

The Maui positive count includes at least one resident of the rural community of Hāna in East Maui and at least two residents of Molokaʻi.  There was also a confirmed case of a physical therapy worker at the Kula Hospital who tested positive for COVID-19.  A total of 16 individuals who received care were tested and so far, no positive cases have been reported as a result.

*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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