COVID-19 at a Glance
• The state reports 27 new cases Sunday, including 23 on Oahu, two on Kauai, one on Hawaii island and one in Maui County.
• Hawaii’s total is now 899. The total includes 636 on Oahu, 123 in Maui County (including two on Molokai and none on Lanai), 87 on Hawaii island, 37 on Kauai and 16 residents diagnosed outside the state.
• A total of 18 people have died from the virus — six on Maui and 12 on Oahu.
• There were 78 arrivals Saturday on two flights to Maui – 35 were residents and 17 were visitors.
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.
• Some people who are not showing symptoms could have the illness.
Prevention is the best method for preventing illness. This includes:
• 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.
• Wearing a face mask in public settings. The mask is intended to protect others.
• Social distancing, stay 6 feet apart from others.
• Clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces. This includes tables, doorknobs, light switches, countertops, handles, desks, phones, keyboards, toilets, faucets and sinks.
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.