The department says that Dr. Sarah Park, criticized for her leadership during the pandemic, left the department the last day of 2020.
Maui continues to have the highest rate of positive tests at 3.9%, down from 4.4% Thursday.
Maui continues to have the highest rate of positive tests at 4.4%.
The test must be taken within 72 hours of departure.
Maui still has the highest positivity rate of all counties.
The new variant may be more transmissible, but more research is needed to confirm that.
State officials identified 60 COVID-19 related deaths that date back to August.
Hawaii is among the states where cases are growing fastest.