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Eleni Gill

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.

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.