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Hawaii Paid $68 Million In Unemployment Claims This Week Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Paid $68 Million In Unemployment Claims This Week

This week the state continued to distribute a record amount in unemployment insurance claims during the COVID-19 crisis.

Hawaii Reports 2 More COVID-19 Deaths Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Reports 2 More COVID-19 Deaths

The state’s documented infection count rose by five COVID-19 cases to 601 on Friday.

Hawaii Receives $16M From Feds To Boost Testing, Contact Tracing Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Receives $16M From Feds To Boost Testing, Contact Tracing

Rural hospitals also received more than $800,000 to purchase personal protective equipment and perform more testing.

HTA Funds Tourists’ Return Flights Amid COVID-19 Cory Lum/Civil Beat

HTA Funds Tourists’ Return Flights Amid COVID-19

More than a dozen tourists have received financial assistance to return to the airports they flew in from, most after violating the quarantine order.

4 New COVID-19 Infections Reported In Hawaii Cory Lum/Civil Beat

4 New COVID-19 Infections Reported In Hawaii

In a span of the last three days, the Department of Health also reported seven more seniors have been hospitalized.

Hawaii Reports 6 New Cases of COVID-19 Denby Fawcett

Hawaii Reports 6 New Cases of COVID-19

As of Wednesday, 75% of those infected by the coronavirus had recovered, according to Hawaii health officials.

Hawaii’s COVID-19 Death Toll Reaches 12 Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii’s COVID-19 Death Toll Reaches 12

Two men over the age of 65 died late Monday evening due to coronavirus complications.

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

Hawaii Reports 4 New COVID-19 Cases

UPDATED: On Monday, Oahu reported no new coronavirus cases for the first time since the virus appeared in the islands.

Tracing the Path Of COVID-19 In Hawaii — 1 Name At A Time Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Tracing the Path Of COVID-19 In Hawaii — 1 Name At A Time

An understaffed health department is looking to hire more investigators to identify and isolate people who have been exposed to COVID-19. Can they keep up?