Health officials reported 123 new COVID-19 cases statewide on Thursday, including 79 on Oahu, 24 on the Big Island, 11 on Maui and two on Kauai. Seven Hawaii residents were diagnosed with COVID-19 out of state.

Two fatalities were reported on Oahu. The state’s official death toll is 268 and the statewide COVID-19 fatality rate is 1.4%.

Gov. David Ige on Thursday approved Maui County’s plan to shut down all bars for two weeks beginning Saturday, Hawaii News Now reported.

During the past two weeks, Maui County’s weekly average case rate outpaced that of the weekly case rates statewide and in Honolulu. Maui County currently has the highest seven-day average daily case rate among all counties, with an average of 7.3 new cases per 100,000 people reported per week.

Reporting Lag

Civil Beat calculates at least 274 people have died from the disease in Hawaii, including six deaths on Hawaii island that are still pending medical verification by the state. The Hawaii County Civil Defense has recorded 49 deaths on the Big Island.

During the last week, Hawaii has recorded an average daily case rate of 6.6 new cases per 100,000 people, or about 90 new cases per week.

Approximately 40% of people diagnosed with COVID-19 in Hawaii so far have been between 18 and 39 years old.

According to Janice Okubo, spokeswoman for the Hawaii Department of Health, the COVID-19 case reports are based on test results from laboratories statewide and include test results from both residents and tourists tested within the state.

The results of Hawaii residents who test positive out of state also are included, as well as cases confirmed among military service members and their families, although military cases are not specifically indicated.

If a visitor takes a test outside of Hawaii, those test results are reported to their home state health authorities and would not be reflected in the Hawaii health department’s reports. In some cases, rapid point-of-care testing results are not submitted to the DOH and are not included in these daily reports either.

There were 1,175 cases recorded during the last two weeks — a metric that the health department uses as a proxy to estimate how many people currently have active infections.

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. The Hawaii Emergency Management Agency also provides this comprehensive dashboard.

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

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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