The total number of coronavirus infections in Hawaii exceeded 500 on Monday, but the death toll remained at nine.

The Department of Health reported five new cases — one in Hawaii County, two in Honolulu County and two in Maui County.

Kauai reported no new COVID-19 cases on Monday.

Three other cases are pending investigation by the department, and the 504 diagnosed cases to date include two residents who tested positive outside of the islands.

Honolulu Fire Department drone flies along Waikiki Beach notifying people on beach with a small speaker that the beach is closed. April 10, 2020.
The Honolulu Fire Department is using drones to notify people beaches are closed. Activities like surfing, swimming and running are still allowed during the state’s coronavirus stay-at-home order. Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2020

According to the health department, the cumulative number of people who have been hospitalized with a COVID-19 positive diagnosis is 44 people, which was unchanged since Sunday.

Oahu continues to have the most COVID-19 cases, with 352 documented to date, followed by Maui County with 86, Hawaii County with 40 and Kauai County with 21 cases documented.

More than half of patients — 315 people out of 504 — who have had an official coronavirus diagnosis in Hawaii have recovered and qualified to be “released from isolation,” according to DOH.

Department of Health figures show that the majority of coronavirus patients in Hawaii have not required hospitalization. Department of Health

As of Sunday, 19,475 coronavirus tests had been conducted in Hawaii. The figure may include multiple test results for one individual.

The number of individuals tested as of April 12 was 18,611 people.

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