Hawaii has reported 13 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total to 499, the state Department of Health announced Sunday.

That compares to 21 new cases reported on Saturday.

The biggest jumps occurred in Hawaii County and Maui County. Hawaii County confirmed five new cases, bringing its total to 39. Maui County reported four new cases, with a total of 84.

Oahu and Kauai each reported two new cases. Oahu now has 350 confirmed cases, and Kauai County’s confirmed case count grew from 19 to 21.

Volunteers load emergency food donations into the trunks of waiting cars at the drive-through distribution event hosted at the Ala Moana Center on Saturday, April 11, 2020, in Honolulu, HI. Milk, bread, and eggs were donated by The Salvation Army Hawaiian & Pacific Islands, Hawaii State VOAD, along with 5,000 lbs of Maui potaties donated by Chad & Stephanie Buck. (Ronen Zilberman photo Civil Beat)
Volunteers load food donations at a drive-through distribution event hosted at the Ala Moana Center on Saturday. Ronen Zilberman/Civil Beat/2020

The number of deaths and hospitalizations remained steady compared to Saturday. The state reports that 44 people have so far been hospitalized due to the coronavirus.

So far nine people have died. The most recent death reported Saturday was a woman over the age of 65 with underlying medical conditions.

On Maui, the cases include a cluster at Maui Memorial Medical Center. One additional health care worker there has tested positive, bringing the total of infected staff to 19. Thirty-one staff and patients are under investigation for the virus, the state Department of Health said in a press release. By Monday, the state plans to notify nearly 200 patients who received care at the hospital from affected employees.

The state is also investigating possible clusters on Maui in a church group and a motorcycle club, Department of Health director Bruce Anderson told reporters Friday.

The latest cases come as Hawaii remains under a stay-at-home order, one of many such state policies intended to prevent residents from congregating and spreading the virus.

All travelers who arrive in Hawaii are required to quarantine for 14 days and some violators have been arrested. Oahu implemented overnight no-driving restrictions over Easter weekend. Kauai has imposed an evening curfew since March 18.

In one example of enforcement efforts, on Saturday Honolulu police officers ticketed cars parked along the highway at Waimanalo Beach and urged beachgoers to stay off the sand.

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