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.

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.

To report violations of quarantine orders:

• Call (808) 468-9952.


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