Hawaii health officials reported 78 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday and one death on Oahu.

Of the 78 cases recorded Tuesday, 62 were on Oahu, four were on the Big Island and five were on Maui. The remaining cases were Hawaii residents diagnosed out of state.

VIRUS TRACKER UPDATE

Lt. Gov. Josh Green is calling for lawmakers to hold a special legislative session to create a statewide mask policy.

Increases in the average number of daily cases on Oahu over the last two weeks could delay the island’s move to Tier 3.

Gatherings of up to 10 people would be allowed in Tier 3, but Oahu must maintain a seven-­day average of 49 or fewer daily cases, and a seven-day average positivity rate below 2.49% for two weeks straight.

Civil Beat calculates at least 239 people have died from the disease in Hawaii including 17 deaths on Hawaii island that have not been recorded yet by the Department of Health due to medical verification lags. The statewide official death toll is 222.

An average of about 4,400 tests are conducted daily.

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

16,088
COVID-19 Cases
239
Deaths
566,994
Tests performed

Honolulu’s 7-Day Averages

Tier 2
Current Tier*
87
Daily Case Count
3.2%
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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