Hawaii health officials reported one death on Oahu and 91 new cases of coronavirus statewide on Thursday.

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.

Thursday marked the launch of the state’s new quarantine bypass program for travelers who have recently tested negative for the coronavirus. Lt. Gov. Josh Green said the state expects about 7,000 travelers to arrive Thursday, Hawaii News Now reported.

The state’s official COVID-19 death toll stands at 184 but that does not include nearly 20 coronavirus-related fatalities in Hawaii County due to reporting lags. At least 203 people have died from the disease in Hawaii.

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.

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

Cases, Deaths And COVID-19 Testing In Hawaii

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Tests Performed

Honolulu’s 7-Day Averages

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Current Tier*
Daily Case Count
Test Positivity
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

Hawaii COVID-19 Cases By County

Daily New COVID-19 Cases

Number Of Confirmed COVID-19 Cases In U.S.

COVID-19 Cases Worldwide

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