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Coronavirus in Hawaii

Hospital Execs Say Hawaii Needs To Prepare For Winter Surge Of COVID-19 Cases

Hospital Execs Say Hawaii Needs To Prepare For Winter Surge Of COVID-19 Cases

A large increase in cases could stress Hawaii’s hospital capacity.

Oahu Turns To Community Health Centers To Boost COVID-19 Efforts Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Oahu Turns To Community Health Centers To Boost COVID-19 Efforts

Clinic directors say coronavirus relief funds will help cover testing and contact tracing costs as well as provide families with direct financial relief.

VIRUS TRACKER — Nov. 12: 97 New COVID-19 Cases; Clusters Traced To Schools Cory Lum/Civil Beat

VIRUS TRACKER — Nov. 12: 97 New COVID-19 Cases; Clusters Traced To Schools

In the last two weeks, people in Hawaii have caught the virus at college parties, elementary and intermediate schools and on shared lunch breaks.

Over Half Of Hawaii’s Workers’ Comp COVID-19 Claims Are Initially Denied Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Over Half Of Hawaii’s Workers’ Comp COVID-19 Claims Are Initially Denied

Coronavirus-related claims are being denied at higher rates than other claims because it’s hard to prove whether an employee caught the virus at work.

Here’s What Hawaii Can Learn From Travel Quarantines In Other States Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Here’s What Hawaii Can Learn From Travel Quarantines In Other States

Efforts to enforce travel quarantines have fallen flat in other states, but Hawaii has unique advantages.

Will A New Phone App Help Hawaii Track COVID-19? Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Will A New Phone App Help Hawaii Track COVID-19?

A growing number of states have adopted the new technology as a tool to boost contact tracing when case counts explode.

VIRUS TRACKER — Nov. 10: 78 New COVID-19 Cases In Hawaii Cory Lum/Civil Beat

VIRUS TRACKER — Nov. 10: 78 New COVID-19 Cases In Hawaii

The official death toll is now 222, although seventeen deaths on Hawaii island are still missing from that total.

Coronavirus in Hawaii