Hawaii sees 102 new coronavirus cases as the statewide tally rises to 29,408 – Honolulu Star-Advertiser

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Hawaii Department of Health authorities today reported 102 new coronavirus infections statewide, bringing the states total given that the start of the pandemic to 29,408 cases.
State health officials reported no brand-new coronavirus-related deaths as the statewide death toll remains at 462.
The states official coronavirus-related death toll consists of 364 deaths on Oahu, 53 on Hawaii island, 38 on Maui, one on Kauai, and three Hawaii residents who passed away outside the state.
The U.S. coronavirus-related death toll today is more than 549,000 and the nationwide infection tally is over 30 million.
Todays new statewide infection cases consist of 61 on Oahu, 26 on Maui, and 15 on Hawaii island, according to health officials.
The stats released today show the brand-new infection cases reported to the department on Friday.
The total number of coronavirus cases by island because the start of the outbreak are 22,924 on Oahu, 2,779 on Maui, 2,447 in Hawaii County, 189 on Kauai, 110 on Lanai and 34 on Molokai. There are likewise 925 Hawaii locals who were identified outside of the state.
Health officials also said today that of the states total infection count, 1,104 cases were considered to be active. Officials state they think about infections reported in the previous 14 days to be a “proxy number for active cases.” The number of active cases in the state increased by 52 today.
By island, Oahu has 639 active cases, Maui has 339, the Big Island has 119, Molokai has six, Kauai has three and Lanai has two.
Health authorities counted 6.549 brand-new COVID-19 test leads to todays tally, for a 1.5% statewide positivity rate. The states 7-day average positivity rate is 1.7%, according to the Hawaii COVID-19 Data dashboard.
The states Hawaii COVID-19 vaccine summary said Thursday that 568,376 vaccines have been administered of the 748,070 received by the state. About 25% of the general population in Hawaii has actually gotten at least one dose of the vaccine.
Of all the verified Hawaii infection cases, 1,978 have actually needed hospitalizations, with three new hospitalizations– 2 on Maui and one on the Big Island– reported today by state health officials.
Eight hospitalizations in the statewide count are Hawaii homeowners who were identified and treated outside the state. Of the 1,970 hospitalizations within the state, 1,681 have been on Oahu, 168 on Maui, 107 on the Big Island, 8 on Kauai, 5 on Lanai and one on Molokai.
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According to the most current information from the departments Hawaii COVID-19 Data dashboard, a total of 39 patients with the virus were in Hawaii hospitals as of Thursday morning, with 7 in extensive care systems and four on ventilators.
Oahu moved into the less-restrictive Tier 3 of the citys four-tier financial healing intend on Feb. 25 after being in Tier 2 given that Oct. 22. Tier 3 allows outside and social leisure events of as much as 10 individuals, and dining establishments to seat 10 individuals at a table, up from five now. Honolulu Mayor Rick Blangiardi on March 11 announced adjustments to Tier 3, consisting of allowing bars to resume under the very same conditions as dining establishments and extending the curfew up until midnight.
Todays seven-day typical case count for Oahu is 52 and the seven-day average positivity rate is 1.9%, according to the mayor.

Health authorities also stated today that of the states total infection count, 1,104 cases were thought about to be active. The number of active cases in the state increased by 52 today.
The states Hawaii COVID-19 vaccine summary stated Thursday that 568,376 vaccines have actually been administered of the 748,070 received by the state. About 25% of the basic population in Hawaii has actually received at least one dosage of the vaccine. 8 hospitalizations in the statewide count are Hawaii residents who were identified and dealt with outside the state.