Maui Coronavirus Updates

Saturday, August 13, 2022

Aug. 4-10, 2022 COVID-19 update: 14 deaths, 3,189 new infections in Hawaiʻi

The Hawaiʻi State Department of Health reported 3,189 new COVID-19 cases for the week of Aug. 4-10, 2022, which is 500 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 14 COVID-19 deaths this week, seven less than last week. 
Thursday, August 11, 2022

Maui residents benefit from free “Test to Treat” program

Under Mauliola Pharmacy’s Test to Treat program, Maui County residents may be tested for COVID-19, and if positive, may receive prescription medication at the same location, free of charge.
Thursday, August 04, 2022

July 28-Aug. 3, 2022 COVID-19 update: 21 deaths, 3,689 new infections in Hawaiʻi

The Hawaiʻi State Department of Health reported 3,689 new COVID-19 cases for the week of July 28-Aug. 3, 2022, which is 386 less cases than the previous week.
Wednesday, July 27, 2022

Maui residents receive more than 20,000 free COVID-19 test kits at drive-thru event

The distribution was held in anticipation of a surge from the Omicron sub-variants BA.4 and BA.5.
Wednesday, July 27, 2022

July 21-27, 2022 COVID-19 update: 23 deaths, 4,075 new infections in Hawaiʻi

The Hawaiʻi State Department of Health reported 4,075 new COVID-19 cases for the week of July 21-27, 2022, which is 254 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 23 COVID-19 deaths this week, 10 more than last week, and the most since the state switched to weekly reporting in March. 
Tuesday, July 26, 2022

July 14-20, 2022 COVID-19 update: 13 deaths, 4,329 new infections in Hawaiʻi

The Hawaiʻi State Department of Health reported 4,329 new COVID-19 cases for the week of July 14-20, 2022, which is 135 less cases than the previous week. There were 13 deaths. 
Saturday, July 23, 2022

Free at-home COVID-19 test kit distribution for Maui residents, July 26

The pau hana drive-thru distribution will be 4 to 6 p.m., Tuesday, July 26 at the War Memorial Complex in Wailuku.
Tuesday, July 19, 2022

Maui Health now providing COVID-19 vaccinations for children 6 months to 5 years

Maui Health now is providing COVID-19 vaccinations for children ages 6 months through 5 years old.
Wednesday, July 13, 2022

July 7-13, 2022 COVID-19 update: 11 deaths, 4,464 new infections in Hawaiʻi

The Hawaiʻi State Department of Health reported 4,464 new COVID-19 cases for the week of July 7-13, 2022, which is 83 more cases than the previous week. There were 11 deaths. 
Tuesday, July 12, 2022

Indoor masking is optional at Hawaiʻi public schools under new DOH guidance

When school begins next month, the Hawaiʻi Department of Health will strongly encourage indoor mask use when COVID-19 levels are high or medium. The department will no longer recommend universal masking in most situations.
Wednesday, July 06, 2022

COVID-19 data trends in Hawaiʻi: monitoring variants, planning for the future

State health officials today say that while they are seeing a decline in COVID-19 cases, they are seeing notable deaths, which is a lagging indicator from the latest omicron surge. The department is also monitoring the BA.4 and BA.5 variants and reviewing recommendations for the upcoming school year.
Wednesday, July 06, 2022

June 30-July 6, 2022 COVID-19 update: 20 deaths, 4,381 new infections in Hawaiʻi

The Hawaiʻi State Department of Health reported 4,381 new COVID-19 cases for the week of June 30 to July 6, 2022, which is 981 fewer cases than the previous week. There were 20 deaths. 
Wednesday, June 29, 2022

June 23-29, 2022 COVID-19 update: 15 deaths and 5,362 new infections in Hawaiʻi

The Hawaiʻi State Department of Health reported 5,362 new COVID-19 cases for the week of June 23-29, 2022, which is 120 fewer cases than the previous week. There were 15 deaths.  It is the sixth week in a row that case numbers are down.
Saturday, June 25, 2022

Moderna COVID-19 vaccine now available for kids aged 6 through 17

The Hawai‘i Department of Health has adopted the CDC recommendation that Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine can be used as an option for children and adolescents ages 6 through 17.
Thursday, June 23, 2022

Vaccines for keiki under five now available on all Hawaiian islands

COVID-19 vaccines now are available on all islands for children under 5 and at least six months old, according to the Hawaiʻi Department of Health.
Wednesday, June 22, 2022

June 16-22, 2022 COVID-19 update: 15 deaths and 5,482 new infections in Hawaiʻi

The Hawaiʻi State Department of Health reported 5,482 new COVID-19 cases for the week of June 16-22, 2022, which is 1,717 fewer cases than the previous week. There were 15 deaths.
Monday, June 20, 2022

UH study on negative impacts of COVID-19 finds 9% had family member die

A new Public Health Report from the University of Hawaiʻi found almost 2 in 3 adults in the state reported negative effects on mental health, food security, job security, housing and poverty, with 12% saying a friend had died and 9% losing a family member.
Friday, June 17, 2022

June 9-15, 2022 COVID-19 update: 9 deaths, 7,199 new infections in Hawaiʻi

The latest COVID-19 update from the State of Hawaiʻi shows the average number of new cases per day in Maui County is 86 over the week June 9-15, down 17 per day from the previous week.
Sunday, June 12, 2022

CDC ends order requiring negative COVID-19 test prior to flights to the US

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has rescinded its order requiring travelers to show a negative COVID-19 pre-departure test or documentation of recovery from COVID-19 before boarding a flight to the United States.
Friday, June 10, 2022

Who are the economic winners and losers of all the COVID-19 PCR testing?

A new UH report describes how the federal government’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic created a perfect storm in which private laboratories could earn huge profits from PCR testing while insurance companies could pass those lab fees on to customers.
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