COVID-19 at a Glance
• The state reports two new cases Monday, which were on Oahu. The state count is now 900 cases.
• The state Department of Health also removed one case from Maui County, bringing the county’s total to 122 (including two on Molokai and none on Lanai).
• There are now 638 on Oahu, 87 on Hawaii island and 37 on Kauai. There are 16 cases of residents diagnosed out of state.
• On Monday, Maui County Mayor Michael Victorino sent a letter to Gov. David Ige asking to extend the Hana Highway closure to nonresidents until July 15. The state Department of Transportation said it will open up Hana Highway in East Maui to the general public on Wednesday.
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), seek 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 daily. 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.