Lanai has seen dozens of new COVID-19 cases this week, including workers at the Four Seasons Resort at Manele Bay and at least 15 students at Lanai High and Elementary School. A total of 79 cases have been confirmed on Lanai to date, according to the Department of Health.
Gov. David Ige approved a stay-at-home order for Lanai that goes into effect at 12:01 a.m. Tuesday. State officials have asked residents there to shelter in place to slow the spread.
Statewide, officials are currently monitoring 3,265 people with active infections.
Kauai County officials reported Sunday that a resident tested positive for COVID-19 after voluntarily taking a free post-travel test from the county at least three days after trans-Pacific travel.
There were no new deaths reported Monday, keeping the official death toll at 212. Civil Beat calculates at least 224 people have died from the disease in Hawaii, which includes confirmed deaths that have not been recorded yet by the Department of Health.
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