Maui Coronavirus Updates

Sept. 22-28, 2022 COVID-19 update: includes historic reinfection cases

Sept. 22-28, 2022: 7 deaths, 12,755* new infections *(includes 10,995 historic reinfections and 800 historic cases as a result of deduplication and cleaning of historic data).

DOH: COVID-19 reinfection rate accounts for 10% of new confirmed cases

The percentage of COVID-19 cases involving individuals who had a prior infection is growing over time and now accounts for about 10% of new confirmed cases, according to the state Department of Health.

Sept. 16-21, 2022 COVID-19 update: 14 deaths, 1,132 new infections in Hawaiʻi

The Hawaiʻi State Department of Health reported 1,132 new COVID-19 cases for the week of Sept. 16-21, 2022, which is 211 less cases than the previous week. Hawai‘i’s COVID-19 deaths increased to 1,679 with 14 new deaths reported over the week.

Sept. 8-15, 2022 COVID-19 update: 10 deaths, 1,343 new infections in Hawaiʻi

The Hawaiʻi State Department of Health reported 1,343new COVID-19 cases for the week of Sept. 8-15, 2022, which is 128 more cases than the previous week. The number of “active” cases statewide over two weeks decreased to 2,300 down by 395 cases.

Sept. 1-7, 2022 COVID-19 update: 11 deaths, 1,215 new infections in Hawaiʻi

The Hawaiʻi State Department of Health reported 1,215 new COVID-19 cases for the week of Sept. 1-7, 2022, which is 562 less cases than the previous week. There were 11 new COVID-19 deaths reported this week in Hawaiʻi.

Maui Health vaccine clinic update on COVID-19 boosters

Maui Health’s vaccine clinic will administer the updated (bivalent) booster as soon as they are received, which could be as soon as Friday, Sept. 9, 2022.

CDC and Hawaiʻi DOH recommend bivalent booster

The Hawai‘i Department of Health is recommending the use of the first bivalent booster vaccines designed specifically to protect against original COVID-19 and the most common forms of COVID-19 circulating in Hawai‘i now, the BA.4 and BA.5 omicron subvariants.

Aug. 25-31, 2022 COVID-19 update: 12 deaths, 1,777 new infections in Hawaiʻi

The Hawaiʻi State Department of Health reported 1,777 new COVID-19 cases for the week of Aug. 15-31, 2022, which is 442 less cases than the previous week. Hawai‘i’s COVID-19 deaths increased to 1,644, with 12 new deaths reported over the week.

Aug. 18-24, 2022 COVID-19 update: 13 deaths, 2,219 new infections in Hawaiʻi

The Hawaiʻi State Department of Health reported 2,219 new COVID-19 cases for the week of Aug. 18-24, 2022, which is 477 less cases than the previous week.

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

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.

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. 

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.

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.

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.

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. 

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. 

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.

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.

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. 

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.
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