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The state’s latest cluster report describes one instance in which seven of 12 fully vaccinated people who went to karaoke without wearing masks caught Covid. None were hospitalized or died.
Natural immunity from Covid varies widely from person to person, but data suggests vaccinations boost immunity to the virus even among the previously ill.
The case was filed by a Hawaii island resident after her husband’s remains were delayed in transit two years ago.
One family has struggled to get their Covid-positive loved one to dialysis.
Native Hawaiians suffered relatively few Covid-19 cases early in the pandemic but began to see an uptick in July as the delta variant raged.
The city and its nonprofit partners are now reviewing 5,000 applications.
Despite high demand, the city hasn’t expanded isolation rooms for Covid patients, citing tourists filling up hotels and transmissibility of the delta variant.
Health officials reported 845 new coronavirus cases and four more deaths on Friday.
Nearly all of Hawaii’s recent Covid cases are the delta variant, and health officials say community spread is behind the surge.