COVID-19 at a Glance

Latest developments:

• State Department of Health on Monday reported 37 new cases as of 11:59 p.m. Sunday, including 24 on Oahu, seven on Maui, three on Hawaii island and three residents diagnosed out of state.

• There have now been 26,531 cases statewide, including 21,383 on Oahu, 2,201 on Hawaii island, 2,007 in Maui County (1,873 on Maui, 109 on Lanai, 25 on Molokai) and 179 on Kauai. A total of 761 residents have been diagnosed out of state. As a result of updated information, two cases on Oahu and four cases on Maui were removed from the counts.

• There were no new deaths reported Monday. There remain 418 fatalities statewide, including 335 on Oahu, 53 on Hawaii island, 26 on Maui, one on Kauai and three residents who died out of state.

• MCCC’s case count remained at eight as of Tuesday. Of the 22 latest tests, 21 were negative and one was inconclusive. There are 23 inmates in medical isolation, including the eight cases, and an additional 83 in quarantine.

• One resident at Roselani Place has tested positive for the virus, while another resident’s pending test is being verified. The five staff members who have tested positive since Jan. 11 have all been released from quarantine, with no active cases.

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 mpdquarantine@mpd.net.


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