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

Hawaii Department of Health authorities today reported 102 brand-new coronavirus infections statewide, bringing the states total given that the start of the pandemic to 29,408 cases.
State health authorities 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 fatalities on Oahu, 53 on Hawaii island, 38 on Maui, one on Kauai, and three Hawaii citizens who died 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 brand-new statewide infection cases include 61 on Oahu, 26 on Maui, and 15 on Hawaii island, according to health officials.
The statistics released today show the new infection cases reported to the department on Friday.
The overall variety of coronavirus cases by island given that the start of the break out 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 also 925 Hawaii residents who were diagnosed outside of the state.
Health authorities also stated today that of the states overall infection count, 1,104 cases were considered to be active. Officials say they think about infections reported in the previous 2 week 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 6, Kauai has three and Lanai has two.
Health officials counted 6.549 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 gotten by the state. About 25% of the general population in Hawaii has actually received at least one dose of the vaccine.
Of all the validated Hawaii infection cases, 1,978 have actually needed hospitalizations, with 3 brand-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 locals who were identified and treated outside the state. Of the 1,970 hospitalizations within the state, 1,681 have actually been on Oahu, 168 on Maui, 107 on the Big Island, eight on Kauai, five on Lanai and one on Molokai.
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According to the latest information from the departments Hawaii COVID-19 Data control panel, an overall of 39 patients with the virus remained in Hawaii medical facilities as of Thursday early morning, with 7 in intensive care units and 4 on ventilators.
Oahu moved into the less-restrictive Tier 3 of the citys four-tier financial recovery strategy on Feb. 25 after being in Tier 2 since Oct. 22. Tier 3 allows outdoor 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 revealed modifications to Tier 3, consisting of enabling bars to resume under the same conditions as restaurants and extending the curfew until midnight.
Todays seven-day typical case count for Oahu is 52 and the seven-day typical positivity rate is 1.9%, according to the mayor.

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Health authorities also said today that of the states total infection count, 1,104 cases were considered 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 been administered of the 748,070 received by the state. About 25% of the general population in Hawaii has gotten at least one dose of the vaccine. 8 hospitalizations in the statewide count are Hawaii residents who were identified and dealt with outside the state.

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