Hawaii health officials reported 128 new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday, along with the death of one person on Oahu.

The new cases included two in Maui County, two on Kauai, 11 on the Big Island and 108 on Oahu. Five people from Hawaii were also diagnosed with the virus out of state.

Oahu has seen an average of 81 new cases reported daily in the first week of November — a jump from an average of 49.1 at the end of October. Approximately 3.1% of tests on Oahu returned positive this week.


Those metrics continue to keep Oahu in Tier 2 of its reopening plan and 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.

COVID-19 clusters have been traced back to neighborhood basketball games, restaurants and social gatherings in the last two weeks, according to a new report released Friday by state health officials.

Civil Beat calculates at least 237 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 at 220 and the state’s COVID-19 death rate is 1.4%.

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 In Last 7 Days

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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