The state identified 13 people with COVID-19 on the Big Island and two on Maui. Two Hawaii residents were diagnosed with the virus out of state. The remaining 74 cases were reported on Oahu, according to the Department of Health.
The average number of new cases reported daily this week on Oahu has been on the decline, with an average of 67 cases in the last seven days. Approximately 3.3% of tests conducted last week returned positive for the COVID-19 virus.
Roughly a third of all coronavirus cases identified in the state so far have been among people under 30 years old. At least 978 people have been hospitalized with the virus in Hawaii since the start of the pandemic, approximately 7% of everyone diagnosed.
Of the 13,764 people who have tested positive for COVID-19 in Hawaii, 95% have been local residents.
There are currently approximately 132 people with COVID-19 hospitalized in Hawaii, including 27 people in intensive care units. Nine COVID-19 patients are on ventilators. Hawaii hospital beds were 65% full and intensive care units are 54% full, including both COVID-19 patients and other patients.
Source: The City and County of Honolulu * The current case numbers and test positivity rate may not correlate with the metrics set for a specific tier as the county must spend at least four consecutive weeks in a tier and meet the metrics for the next tier before advancing, according to the reopening plan. More information of the City and County of Honolulu’s reopening strategy as well as details of the restrictions of Tier 1, Tier 2, Tier 3 and Tier 4 can be found at oneoahu.org
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