355 new cases reported, including 7 on Maui

The state Department of Health reported a new one-day record high of 355 COVID-19 cases and two more deaths of Oahu men over the age of 60.

Every county reported a new case on Thursday, with 343 on Oahu, seven on Maui, four on Hawaii island and one on Kauai.

On Oahu, 86 of the new cases were at the Oahu Community Correctional Facility, where the cluster has grown to at least 116 cases, including 92 inmates and 24 staff, according to the Hawaii COVID-19 Joint Information Center. Officials are also working to isolate and quarantine individuals at a men’s shelter in Iwilei where 20 cases are under investigation. Another cluster of cases stems from Honolulu Hale, where 11 city and county employees have been infected, possibly from gatherings during breaks at the office or social get-togethers.

There have now been 4,312 cases statewide, including 3,900 on Oahu, 198 in Maui County (including two on Molokai and none on Lanai), 139 on Hawaii island and 52 on Kauai. Twenty-three people have been diagnosed out of state.

With the two additional deaths, there have now been 40 fatalities associated with the virus, including 33 on Oahu, six on Maui and one Kauai resident out of state.


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