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Eleni Avendaño

HAWAII VIRUS TRACKER — Feb. 4: 107 New COVID-19 Infections And 2 Deaths Nathan Eagle/Civil Beat

HAWAII VIRUS TRACKER — Feb. 4: 107 New COVID-19 Infections And 2 Deaths

Approximately 1,374 people in Hawaii have been diagnosed with COVID-19 in the past two weeks.

HAWAII VIRUS TRACKER — Feb. 3: 74 New COVID-19 Infections And 4 Deaths Nathan Eagle/Civil Beat

HAWAII VIRUS TRACKER — Feb. 3: 74 New COVID-19 Infections And 4 Deaths

State epidemiologist asks people to avoid the temptation of Super Bowl parties.

More Contagious UK Variant Of COVID-19 May Have Been Found In Hawaii Ronen Zilberman/Civil Beat

More Contagious UK Variant Of COVID-19 May Have Been Found In Hawaii

Further testing will determine by Friday if it’s the U.K. variant, whose prevalence could make it harder to achieve herd immunity.

HAWAII VIRUS TRACKER — Feb. 2: 64 New COVID-19 Infections Cory Lum/Civil Beat

HAWAII VIRUS TRACKER — Feb. 2: 64 New COVID-19 Infections

The state has seen an average of 89 new cases recorded daily this week.

Some Expectant Mothers In Hawaii Are Steering Clear Of Hospitals During the Pandemic Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Some Expectant Mothers In Hawaii Are Steering Clear Of Hospitals During the Pandemic

Midwives say they’ve been so busy that they’ve sometimes had to turn away clients.

State Health Department Is Mum On Former Epidemiologist’s Departure Cory Lum/Civil Beat

State Health Department Is Mum On Former Epidemiologist’s Departure

The department says that Dr. Sarah Park, criticized for her leadership during the pandemic, left the department the last day of 2020.

HAWAII VIRUS TRACKER — Jan. 29: 115 New COVID-19 Infections And 1 Death Denby Fawcett/Civil Beat

HAWAII VIRUS TRACKER — Jan. 29: 115 New COVID-19 Infections And 1 Death

Maui continues to have the highest rate of positive tests at 3.9%, down from 4.4% Thursday.