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The new cases include 41 on Oahu, five on Hawaii island, two on Maui, one on Kauai and seven on Lanai, where an outbreak is growing. Six residents were diagnosed out of state. No new deaths were reported.
One case from Oahu was removed from the counts because of updated data, according to the Hawaii Department of Health. Two previously reported deaths on Lanai and Maui were determined to not be related to COVID-19 and were removed from the counts.
The statewide official death toll is 213. Civil Beat calculates at least 223 people have died from the disease in Hawaii, which includes confirmed deaths on Hawaii island 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
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