To date, the Hawaii Department of Health has verified 1,030 cases since the state first reported a coronavirus case in March. Most cases found within the past month are associated with community transmission, according to DOH.
July has brought some of the highest daily counts Hawaii has seen since the first wave of infection occurred in April. The seven-day average number of new cases has been on the rise since June. An average of 18 new cases was reported daily last week.
About 76% of people diagnosed to date have qualified to be released from isolation. People should stay in isolation until at least three days after fever and muscle pains have resolved without the use of medicine, or at least 10 days have passed since symptoms began, according to department guidelines.
A cluster of cases associated with a Hawaiian Airlines flight attendant training class has grown to involve 13 people with confirmed infections and 60 others are isolating as a precaution, Hawaii News Now reported.
A University of Hawaii football game scheduled for Sept. 12 with Fordham University has been canceled.
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