COVID-19 at a glance
• State Department of Health reported 95 new cases as of 11:59 p.m. Wednesday, including 70 on Oahu, 13 on Hawaii island, five on Maui and one on Kauai. Six residents were diagnosed out of state.
• There now have been 16,936 cases statewide, including 14,576 on Oahu, 1,512 in Hawaii County, 591 in Maui County (468 on Maui, 17 on Molokai and 106 on Lanai) and 87 in Kauai County. A total of 170 cases have been diagnosed out of state. As a result of updated information, one case from out of state was recategorized to Oahu.
• DOH added one new death to the state’s count, a male inmate in his 60s with underlying medical conditions who had been incarcerated in Arizona. The death was reported Thursday but not included in that day’s count.
• There have now been of 224 fatalities – 173 on Oahu, 32 in Hawaii County, 17 in Maui County and two out of state.
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.
Methods for preventing illness include:
• 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.
• Wear 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 to the Maui Police Department:
• Email email@example.com.