COVID-19 at a Glance

• Two new COVID-19 cases reported in the state as of noon Thursday. One new cases was on Oahu, which has a total of 424. The other new cases involves a Hawaii resident diagnosed out of state, bringing that total to 11.

• State total is 655 -119 in Maui County, including two on Molokai none on Lanai, 81 in Hawaii County and 20 in Kauai County.

• There have been 17 deaths — six on Maui and 11 on Oahu.

• The state Department of Health also removed one case from the released from isolation category due to updated information. That total is now 611 people released from isolation.

• There was one transpacific flight to Maui on Wednesday, which brought 20 visitors, 10 returning residents and six people intending to relocate to Maui, along with six crew members.

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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