Outbreaks of COVID-19 on Lanai and the Big Island grew larger Friday as state health officials reported 131 new cases of COVID-19 statewide and three deaths on Oahu.

The newest COVID-19 cases recorded included 67 on Oahu, 29 in Maui County, 34 on the Big Island and one resident diagnosed out of state. Two cases from Oahu were removed Friday because of updated case data, according to the Department of Health.

Lanai has seen 48 new COVID-19 cases in three days, Hawaii News Now reports, including three workers at the Four Seasons Resort at Manele Bay and three students at Lanai High and Elementary School.

Lanai island, home to fewer than 3,000 people, is part of Maui County. Maui Mayor Mike Victorino said Friday he is will consider placing a lockdown order on the island as soon as Monday.

Lanai has limited medical resources and patients needing intensive hospital care for coronavirus complications would likely be flown to Maui. Almost 20 of the cases reported on Lanai have not been verified by state officials and added to the state’s tally.

Hawaii County Civil Defense reports 40 deaths to date, but a dozen of those fatalities are not yet reflected in the state’s reports. The state’s official COVID-19 death toll stands at 209. Civil Beat calculates at least 221 people have died from the disease in Hawaii.

There are currently 75 people hospitalized with COVID-19 in Hawaii, including 18 people in intensive care — 21 patients fewer than were reported Tuesday.

Decreasing levels of infections and hospitalizations on Oahu moved the county to Tier 2 of its reopening plan Thursday, which loosened some restrictions on restaurants and gyms.

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 2
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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