Hawaii reports 3 new coronavirus-related deaths, 82 additional infections – Honolulu Star-Advertiser

The total number of coronavirus cases by island because the start of the break out are 20,923 on Oahu, 2,162 in Hawaii County, 1,734 on Maui, 178 on Kauai, 107 on Lanai and 25 on Molokai. There are also 724 Hawaii locals diagnosed outside of the state. As a result of updated info, one case from Maui was re-categorized to Hawaii island, state authorities said today.
Health authorities likewise stated today that of the states overall infection count, 1,412 cases were considered to be active. The number of active cases in the state decreased by 44 today.

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Hawaii Department of Health officials today reported 3 brand-new coronavirus-related deaths and 82 extra infections, bringing the states overalls given that the start of the pandemic to 410 deaths and 25,853 cases.
2 of the most current deaths were on Oahu and the third was on Maui. No further information were right away launched on the fatalities.
The states main coronavirus-related death toll consists of 327 deaths on Oahu, 53 on Hawaii island, 26 on Maui, one on Kauai, and 3 Hawaii citizens who passed away outside the state.
The U.S. coronavirus-related death toll was nearly 441,000 today.
Todays brand-new statewide infection cases reported by the Health Department include 59 on Oahu, 11 on the Big Island, eight on Maui, and four homeowners diagnosed outside of Hawaii, officials said.
The stats launched today reflect the new infection cases reported to the department on Friday.
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The total number of coronavirus cases by island because the start of the outbreak are 20,923 on Oahu, 2,162 in Hawaii County, 1,734 on Maui, 178 on Kauai, 107 on Lanai and 25 on Molokai. There are also 724 Hawaii residents detected outside of the state. As a result of updated information, one case from Maui was re-categorized to Hawaii island, state authorities stated today.
Health authorities also stated today that of the states total infection count, 1,412 cases were considered to be active. Authorities state they consider infections reported in the previous 2 week to be a “proxy number for active cases.” The variety of active cases in the state decreased by 44 today.
By island, Oahu has 1,040 active cases, Maui has 276, the Big Island has 90, Kauai has 5, and Lanai has one, according to the states newest tally. Molokai has no active COVID cases.
Health officials counted 4,569 new COVID-19 test results in todays tally, for a 1.7% statewide positivity rate. The states 7-day typical positivity rate is 2.2%, according to the Hawaii COVID-19 Data dashboard.
Of all the verified Hawaii infection cases, 1,696 have actually needed hospitalizations, with two new hospitalizations on Oahu reported today by state health authorities.
4 hospitalizations in the statewide count are Hawaii citizens who were detected and dealt with outside the state. Of the 1,692 hospitalizations within the state, 1,484 have actually been on Oahu, 99 on Maui, 96 on the Big Island, 7 on Kauai, 5 on Lanai and one on Molokai.
According to the latest information from the departments Hawaii COVID-19 Data dashboard, a total of 75 patients with the virus were in Hawaii hospitals as of Friday morning, with 20 in extensive care units and 15 on ventilators.
Health officials said that as of Jan. 24, 106,654 vaccines have been administered of the 170,975 received by the state. The administered vaccinations by county are Honolulu, 68,521; Maui, 11,060; Hawaii, 10,459 and Kauai, 8,799. The overall also consisted of several thousand administered under the federal drug store program. State authorities release the validated updated vaccination numbers each Wednesday.
Oahu moved to the less-restrictive Tier 2 of Honolulus four-tier economic recovery strategy on Oct. 22. To determine whether Honolulu will move to a various tier, the city takes a “weekly evaluation” of 2 key COVID-19 numbers each Wednesday. To transfer to Tier 3 from Tier 2, the 7-day average of brand-new cases need to be below 50 on 2 successive Wednesdays. The 7-day typical positivity rate should be below 2.5% on those two Wednesdays.
Todays seven-day average case count for Oahu is 70 and the seven-day average positivity rate is 2.6%, according to Honolulu Mayor Rick Blangiardi.
Blangiardi has stated he hoped to remain in Tier 2, a four-tiered framework developed by former Mayor Kirk Caldwell. Under Tier 3, celebrations of as much as 10 would be permitted, up from 5 under Tier 2, and retail companies would have the ability to run at full capacity, rather than 50% capability under Tier 2.