Maui Coronavirus Updates

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has rescinded its order requiring travelers to show a negative COVID-19 pre-departure test or documentation of recovery from COVID-19 before boarding a flight to the United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

AHLA lauds reports anticipating a lift of COVID-19 tests for international travel to US

“Lifting the requirement will make travel easier, facilitating more international visitors and helping hotels continue on the road to recovery, especially as we approach peak travel season this summer,” said American Hotel & Lodging Association President & CEO Chip Rogers.
Wednesday, June 08, 2022

June 2-8, 2022 COVID-19 update: 8 deaths, 8,033 new infections in Hawaiʻi

The latest data represents the second consecutive drop in the weekly count for new infections, following nine consecutive weeks of increases. 
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