The majority of those tests have been conducted by private laboratories.
Six people have died from COVID-19 related complications — four on Oahu and two on Maui.
The number of those who required hospitalization also remained at 42, unchanged since Tuesday, according to the health department’s report.
As of Thursday, 251 people had qualified to be ‘released from isolation.’ According to the Hawaii COVID-19 Joint Information Center, Hawaii follows federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidance when determining who has recovered enough to discontinue their isolation.
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