Hawaii health officials reported 179 new cases of COVID-19 statewide on Thursday, including 122 on Oahu, 32 on Maui, 13 on the Big Island, one on Kauai and 11 state residents diagnosed out of state.

Six new deaths were reported including five on Oahu and one on Maui. No further details were available about the deaths. The official state death toll from the virus is 318. Civil Beat calculates at least 324 people have died from the disease, including six deaths on Hawaii island confirmed by local county authorities still pending medical verification by the state.

The state’s first vaccination center at the Honolulu Harbor Pier 2 Passenger Terminal is set to open Monday.

The state has administered about a third of the 109,000 COVID-19 vaccine doses it has received from federal authorities according to the health department.

Reporting Lag

Across the state, 3.2% of people tested during the past week have been confirmed to have COVID-19. On Oahu, that figure is 4.1%.

Approximately 116 people are hospitalized for COVID-19, with 26 people in intensive care units and 22 using ventilators for breathing support.

More than half of all cases diagnosed in the islands to date have been among people younger than 39 years old, but that age cohort accounts for the fewest number of hospitalizations and deaths.

Approximately 82% of the people who have died because of COVID-19 related issues in Hawaii were older than 60.

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 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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