Hawaii health officials reported 230 new COVID-19 infections on Friday, most on Oahu except for 13 new cases on Hawaii island, two on Kauai and six on Maui.

Oahu, where the disease is most prevalent, saw another COVID-19 related death. Forty-six fatalities have been linked to COVID-19 since March.

The Oahu Community Correctional Center now harbors the largest COVID-19 infection cluster in the state. As of Thursday, 239 people at OCCC have tested positive for COVID-19 and have been placed in medical isolation, according to the Department of Public Safety’s Health Care Division. Approximately 933 people have been tested.

Another cluster of infections associated with Maui Memorial Medical Center has grown this week and affected 47 people.

There are at least 3,770 active cases identified in the state, Lt. Gov. Josh Green said Thursday. Approximately 201 people are currently hospitalized. The increase in cases is putting a strain on hospital staff and bed space.

Gov. David Ige has extended mandatory quarantine orders for travelers through Sept. 30. A new initiative to allow travelers to stay at isolated “resort bubbles” is being developed on Maui and Kauai.

The Honolulu Fire Department said Friday that only two of its personnel remain under isolation orders.

The weekly rate of positive tests has hovered around 6% for much of August. An average of 220 new cases has been confirmed daily during the past week.

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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