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COVID-19 at a Glance

Latest developments:

• State Department of Health on Friday reported 50 new cases statewide as of 11:59 p.m. Wednesday, including 22 on Oahu, 22 on Maui, two on Hawaii island and four residents diagnosed out of state.

• After a temporary interruption in electronic laboratory reporting caused several days of undercounts, the DOH said Friday that all reporting feeds have been reestablished and any case reports are now fully caught up and reflected in the statistics.

• There have now been 27,048 cases statewide, including 21,716 on Oahu, 2,226 on Hawaii island, 2,122 in Maui County (1,987 on Maui, 108 on Lanai, 27 on Molokai) and 180 on Kauai. A total of 804 residents have been diagnosed out of state. As a result of updated information, one case on Oahu was recategorized to Maui, while one case each on Oahu and Maui were removed from the counts.

• Two new deaths were reported Friday, including an Oahu man in his 80s and a Maui man in his 60s, both of whom had underlying conditions and were hospitalized.

• There have now been 430 fatalities statewide, including 343 on Oahu, 53 on Hawaii island, 30 on Maui, one on Kauai and three residents who died out of state.

• Two more inmates tested negative for the virus at the Maui Community Correctional Center. The number of active cases at the jail remains at 25.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention COVID-19 tips:

• 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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