Hawaii health officials reported 284 new COVID-19 infections on Saturday, including 10 in Maui County, 15 on Hawaii island and 259 on Oahu.

The state also reported another death on Oahu, though it did not release any further details about the state’s 47th coronavirus fatality.

Hawaii saw an average of 220 new daily cases identified in the last week — 10 times what the seven-day running average was on July 22.

As of Friday, 241 inmates and 43 workers at the Oahu Community Correctional Center had tested positive for the virus, according to the Department of Public Safety’s Health Care Division.

Mass testing at the state’s largest jail has detected inmates or staff with COVID-19 in almost all of the jail’s 19 housing units. Staff at OCCC say healthy inmates are sometimes being housed with people with the virus.

The Hawaii Department of Education identified 14 new school-based coronavirus cases last week, including nine employees, four students and one parent on Oahu.

The DOE is providing weekly updates of new cases by school complex area, rather than naming individual schools.

Hawaii trails behind other states, including Louisiana and Alaska, in the data it releases about where and how residents are contracting the virus. Although the Department of Health has pledged to release more data, it has not yet set a date for when it will start making more of that information public.

For more information, check the Hawaii Department of Health COVID-19 site and the Hawaii Data Collaborative COVID-19 Tracking site.

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