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Eleni Avendaño

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.

HAWAII VIRUS TRACKER — Jan. 28: 100 New Infections And 2 Deaths Flickr: Forest and Kim Starr

HAWAII VIRUS TRACKER — Jan. 28: 100 New Infections And 2 Deaths

Maui continues to have the highest rate of positive tests at 4.4%.

HAWAII VIRUS TRACKER — Jan. 26: 71 New Infections Cory Lum/Civil Beat

HAWAII VIRUS TRACKER — Jan. 26: 71 New Infections

Maui currently has the highest testing positivity rate.

COVID-19 Variant Linked To California Outbreaks Found In Hawaii Cory Lum/Civil Beat

COVID-19 Variant Linked To California Outbreaks Found In Hawaii

The new variant may be more transmissible, but more research is needed to confirm that.