Maui Coronavirus Updates

Aug. 11-17, 2022 COVID-19 update: 13 deaths, 2,696 new infections in Hawaiʻi

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The Hawaiʻi State Department of Health reported 2,696 new COVID-19 cases for the week of Aug. 11-17, 2022, which is 493 less cases than the previous week. This is well below the recent peak of 8,924 new infections reported during the week of May 19-25, 2022. There were 13 COVID-19 deaths over the course of the week, one less than the previous week. 

  • Aug. 11-17, 2022: 13 deaths, 2,696 new infections
  • Aug. 4-10, 2022: 14 deaths, 3,189 new infections
  • July 28-Aug. 3, 2022: 21 deaths, 3,689 new infections
  • July 21-27, 2022: 23 deaths, 4,075 new infections
  • July 14-20, 2022: 13 deaths, 4,329 new infections
  • July 7-13, 2022: 11 deaths, 4,464 new infections
  • June 30-July 6, 2022: 20 deaths, 4,381 new infections
  • June 23-29, 2022: 15 deaths, 5,362 new infections
  • June 16-22, 2022: 15 deaths, 5,482 new infections
  • June 9-15, 2022: 9 death, 7199 new infections
  • June 2-8, 2022: 8 deaths, 8,033 new infections
  • May 26-June 1: 6 deaths, 8,124 new infections
  • May 19-25: 5 deaths, 8,924 new infections
  • May 12-18: 12 deaths, 7,149 new infections
  • May 5-11, 2022: 6 deaths, 5,768 new infections
  • April 28-May 4, 2022: 10 deaths, 4,249 new infections
  • April 21-27, 2022: 11 deaths, 3,370 new infections
  • April 14-20, 2022: 17 deaths, 1,736 new infections 
  • April 7-13, 2022: 8 deaths, 1,327 new infections
  • March 31-April 6, 2022: 3 deaths, 1,194 new infections 
  • March 24-30, 2022: 6 deaths, 1,187 new infections
  • March 17-23, 2022: 5 deaths, 827 new infections
  • March 10-16, 2022: 14 deaths, 1,092 new infections

The latest weekly count includes 311 cases on Maui, 338 on Hawaiʻi Island, 116 on Kauaʻi, one on Molokaʻi, four on Lānaʻi, and 40 out of state.  There are 1,886 new COVID-19 cases on Oʻahu.

The number of “active” cases statewide over two weeks decreased to 5,535 down by 841 cases.

Hawai‘i’s COVID-19 deaths increased to 1,619, with 13 new deaths reported over the week.

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*The state Department of Health updates deaths every Wednesday on the DOH Disease Outbreak Control Division data dashboard.

In Maui County, the seven day average for new daily cases is 24.8 per 100,000; or an average of 42 per day over the week. The county’s test positivity rate is 11.5%, and the statewide positivity rate is now 10.47%.

State officials announced a transition plan at the end of April from emergency response to public health management

As of 9 a.m. on Aug. 24, 2022, the latest data available, there were 19 individuals hospitalized in Maui County with COVID-19. Of the 19 hospitalized individuals, seven are unvaccinated and 10 are vaccinated (with six boosted). One of these patients is in the ICU, and none are on a ventilator.

The number of hospitalized remains below both the 41 reported during the height of the delta surge in August 2021, and the previous omicron high of 56 reported on Jan. 28, 2022.

The new cases bring the cumulative total of cases to 335,518 (confirmed and probable) statewide, reported since Feb. 28, 2020.

QUARANTINE UPDATES:

COVID-19 Testing Availability on Maui:

Testing on Maui is available at the following locations:

  • Lahaina: Lahaina Civic Center | Mondays and Saturdays, 8 a.m.-3 p.m.‍
  • ‍Kīhei: 1280 S. Kīhei Road (behind Ace Hardware) | Tuesdays and Thursdays, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. ‍
  • ‍Kahului: 348 Lehuakona St. (at Maui Marketplace) | Wednesdays & Saturdays, 8 a.m.-3 p.m.
  • Mauliola Pharmacy at the Cameron Center in Wailuku, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. (Booster shots are also available at the pharmacy, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.)

Additional testing sites throughout the County of Maui are posted here.

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Medical advice, treatment options for COVID patients:

Doctors on Call Maui offers information, medical advice, and can discuss treatment options with COVID-19 patients, including those who have self-tested at home. Doctors on Call offers private smartphone or iPhone telemedicine video visits. The telemedicine visits are confidential and covered by insurances. Telemedicine visits are available seven days a week from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. More information is available at: doctorsoncallmaui.com or call 808-667-7676. 

COVID-19 Vaccination Availability:

For a comprehensive listing of Maui County vaccination sites and availability, go to mauinuistrong.info/vaccination-locations.

The vaccine clinic at Maui Memorial Medical Center is available on Fridays from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and from 1 to 4 p.m. to accommodate the booster shot appointments. Additional vaccine sites available during the month are posted here.

22nd COVID-19 Emergency Proclamation; and Maui County Public Health Emergency Rules Available online

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The Hawai‘i Department of Health transitioned from daily to weekly COVID-19 data reporting effective March 9, 2022. Case counts and vaccination updates are now published every Wednesday.

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