COVID-19 at a glance

Latest developments:

• DOH reports 24 new cases in Hawaii on Sunday, including four in Maui County.

• 175 confirmed or presumptive positive cases in Hawaii: 123 in Honolulu County, 20 in Maui County, 12 in Hawaii County, 12 in Kauai County. Location is pending in six cases, and two residents have been diagnosed outside of Hawaii.

• Appointment only, drive-thru testing resumes at War Memorial Gym with 100 test kits available.

• DOH warns of using antimalarial drugs to fight COVID-19, saying they are unproven as treatments for the virus.

• Hawaii Tourism Authority reports 1,207 passenger arrivals by air to Hawaii on Saturday, including 1,055 to Oahu, 81 to Maui, 56 to Kona and 14 to Lihue.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention travel recommendations:

• Entry of foreign nationals from these locations has been suspended: China, Iran, most European countries along with the United Kingdom and Ireland.

• Avoid all nonessential travel to all global destinations.

• Older adults and people of any age with serious chronic medical conditions should consider postponing nonessential travel.

• All arrivals to Hawaii, visitors and returning residents, are required by law to quarantine for 14 days in hotel room or home.

• Defer cruise travel worldwide.

Prevention includes:

• Getting a flu shot.

• Washing hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, especially after going to the bathroom, before eating and after nose-blowing, coughing or sneezing.

• If soap and water are not readily available, use a hand sanitizer with at least 60 percent alcohol.

• Avoiding touching eyes, nose and mouth with unwashed hands.

• Avoid contact with people who are sick; stay home if sick.

For more information:

• Call 211 or text (877) 275-6569 for general questions about coronavirus.

• Hawaii Health Department: hawaiicovid19.com.

• CDC: Coronavirus.gov.


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