Hawaii reports 553 new COVID infections; no additional fatalities – Hawaii News Now

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) – Hawaii reported 553 new COVID infections on Tuesday and no extra fatalities.The death toll from the infection remains at 589. Of the new cases:430 were on Oahu65 on Hawaii Island37 on Maui13 on KauaiThere were likewise eight locals diagnosed out-of-state. The brand-new cases reported Tuesday bring the statewide overall for infections since the pandemic began to 63,502. Over the past 14 days, the state Health Department stated there have actually been 11,045 brand-new infections reported.Furthermore, hospitalizations for COVID continue to rise as Lt. Gov. Josh Green reported 432 patients contaminated with the infection across the state. He said that 88% of those hospitalized are unvaccinated.”For every 100 cases we have in our state, we balance 4.5 individuals that will wind up ill sufficient to need hospitalization,” Green said.Some 63.3% of the states population is completely vaccinated, while 71.5% have actually gotten a minimum of one dose.RELATED COVERAGE: Hawaii hospitals start conserving oxygen as increase of COVID clients stress supplyGovernor dismisses lockdown reports, but counties say more constraints are on the method This story will be updated.Copyright 2021 Hawaii News Now. All rights reserved.

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