Hawaii health officials reported one death on Oahu and 89 new cases of coronavirus statewide on Friday.

Twenty-one of the new cases were recorded on Hawaii island and 68 were recorded on Oahu. The Department of Health said Friday one Honolulu case was re-categorized to Hawaii island because of updated information. Details about the latest death were not immediately available.

Thursday marked the launch of the state’s new quarantine bypass program for travelers who have recently tested negative for the coronavirus. More than 8,000 people flew to Hawaii on the first day of the program.

The state’s official COVID-19 death toll stands at 185 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 daily new cases reported on Oahu has been on the decline in the last week, with an average of 61 cases in the last seven days. Approximately 3.1% of tests conducted last week returned positive for the COVID-19 virus. Oahu may be on track to graduate to Tier 2 of its reopening plan and lift some COVID-19 related restrictions on businesses such as gyms. The average case count and testing positivity rate must stay below 5% for two consecutive weeks to move into Tier 2, which could be as early as next week.

Roughly a third of all coronavirus cases identified in the state so far have been among people under 30 years old. At least 988 people have been hospitalized with the virus in Hawaii since the start of the pandemic, approximately 7% of everyone diagnosed.

Of the 13,853 people who have tested positive for COVID-19 in Hawaii, 95% have been local residents.

Hospitalizations have been on the decline this week. There are currently 126 people with COVID-19 hospitalized in Hawaii, including 23 people in intensive care units. Five 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

COVID-19 Cases
Tests Performed

Honolulu’s 7-Day Averages

Tier 1
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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