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Recoveries Outnumber New COVID-19 Cases in Hawaii Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Recoveries Outnumber New COVID-19 Cases in Hawaii

Just one new case in Hawaii was confirmed Friday, while the Department of Health reported that six new people had recovered from the virus.

Hawaii Senate Committee: Why Can’t We Enforce The Travel Quarantine? Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Senate Committee: Why Can’t We Enforce The Travel Quarantine?

The Senate panel members planned to visit the airport on Friday to see for themselves how the screening and enforcement process is working.

Hawaii DOH Reports 5 New COVID-19 Cases Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii DOH Reports 5 New COVID-19 Cases

New infections were reported on the Big Island and Maui on Thursday.

COVID-19 Curve ‘Flattened’ But Tourism Won’t Open Soon Cory Lum/Civil Beat

COVID-19 Curve ‘Flattened’ But Tourism Won’t Open Soon

Loosening restrictions will be a slow process and officials do not yet have a plan to allow visitors back.

4 New COVID-19 Cases Confirmed In Hawaii Cory Lum/Civil Beat

4 New COVID-19 Cases Confirmed In Hawaii

UPDATED: Certain restrictions will be relieved in phases, and laboratories will begin to test some patients for COVID-19 antibodies.

Some Adult Care Homes Want Inspections Halted During COVID-19 Crisis Manoa Senior Care

Some Adult Care Homes Want Inspections Halted During COVID-19 Crisis

Caretakers of Hawaii’s elderly say state inspectors are putting their patients at risk when they visit — particularly if they keep their shoes on.

 

Hawaii Labs Improve COVID-19 Testing Turnaround Times Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Labs Improve COVID-19 Testing Turnaround Times

DOH says results from most diagnostic testing can now come back within 24 hours. But the state’s plan for testing once the economy reopens is still unclear.

DOH: One More COVID-19 Case And One Death Cory Lum/Civil Beat

DOH: One More COVID-19 Case And One Death

On Monday, another person on Oahu had died because of complications related to the coronavirus called COVID-19.