Hawaii health officials reported 108 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday including 86 on Oahu, 16 on Maui, one each on the Big Island, Lanai and Kauai, and three residents diagnosed out of state.

A second person on Oahu also was confirmed to have a more contagious variant of COVID-19 that originated in the United Kingdom, the state Department of Health said Saturday. The first case was reported on Friday, also on Oahu.

The DOH said neither patient had a recent history of travel, according to Hawaii News Now.

The new cases raised the state’s total to 26,393. No new fatalities were reported. The state COVID-19 death toll is 416. The state reported 1,318 cases in the past 14 days.

Due to updated information, one case from Oahu was moved from the counts. The Health Department also said one case was a Lanai resident whose exposure was on Maui and who will remain on Maui for the interim.

Hawaii remains in phase 1b of its vaccine rollout plan, which includes seniors 75 and older, first responders and other essential workers.

Approximately 189,446 COVID-19 vaccine doses have been administered in the islands as of Friday, according to the Department of Health.

Reporting Lag

Statewide, 1.8% of people tested during the past week have been confirmed to have COVID-19. That figure was 2.4% on Oahu and 2.2% in Maui County. Oahu has been in Tier 2 of its reopening plan since October.

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. You can also learn about our daily COVID-19 tracker here.

Cases, Deaths And COVID-19 Testing In Hawaii

26,393
COVID-19 Cases
416
Deaths
997,323
Tests performed

Honolulu’s 7-Day Averages

Tier 2
Current Tier*
61
Daily Case Count
2.4%
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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