COVID-19 at a glance
• Two new COVID-19 cases in the state as of noon Wednesday. One case on Oahu and the other on Hawaii island.
• The state total is now 643 cases. Maui County’s cases remain at 117. Maui County has gone about a week and a half without new cases. Hawaii island now has 79 cases; Honolulu County has 416 cases. Kauai County remains at 21 cases.
• Out of the total cases 82 people have required hospitalization. There have been 578 people released from isolation.
• There have been 17 deaths in the state, with 11 on Oahu and six on Maui.
Centers for Disease
Control and Prevention on identifying COVID-19:
• Fever and cough are symptoms.
• Most people have mild illness and are able to recover at home. If you think you may have been exposed to COVID-19, contact your health care provider immediately.
• Keep track of symptoms.
• If you have an emergency warning sign (including trouble breathing), get medical attention right away.
• 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.
To report violations of quarantine orders:
• Call (808) 468-9952.