Health officials reported one death on Oahu and 83 new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, including 68 cases on Oahu, 14 on Hawaii island and one on Kauai.

There are currently 118 people hospitalized with COVID-19 in Hawaii, including 22 people in intensive care — a significant decrease from late August when more than 270 people with the virus needed hospital care.

On Saturday, Gov. David Ige announced a testing program to allow interisland travelers to bypass a mandatory 14-day quarantine on Kauai and Maui with a negative COVID-19 test from authorized labs.

The interisland program is similar to the pre-travel testing system for travelers arriving from outside the state. Travelers need to take a FDA-authorized Nucleic Acid Amplification Test within 72 hours of departing.

Roughly 18,000 people flew to Hawaii on Thursday and Friday — the first two days of the state’s pre-travel testing program for trans-Pacific travelers.

The state’s official COVID-19 death toll stands at 187 but that does not include nearly 20 coronavirus-related fatalities in Hawaii County due to reporting lags. At least 205 people have died from the disease in Hawaii.

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

14,031
COVID-19 Cases
205
Deaths
477,316
Tests Performed

Honolulu’s 7-Day Averages

Tier 1
Current Tier*
63
Daily Case Count
3%
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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