COVID-19 at a Glance

Latest developments:

• State Department of Health on Thursday reported 60 new cases as of 11:59 p.m. Tuesday, including 36 on Oahu, 15 on Maui, four on Hawaii island and one on Kauai. Four residents were diagnosed out of state.

• There have now been 27,699 cases statewide, including 22,026 on Oahu, 2,390 in Maui County (2,255 on Maui, 108 on Lanai and 27 on Molokai), 2,252 on Hawaii island and 184 on Kauai. A total of 847 residents have been diagnosed out of state. As a result of updated information, two cases on Maui were recategorized as out of state, one case on Maui was recategorized to Kauai and one case on Oahu was removed from the counts.

• No new deaths were reported Thursday. There remain 441 fatalities statewide, including 351 on Oahu, 53 on Hawaii island, 33 on Maui, one on Kauai and three residents who died out of state.

• Maui Health will hold a walk-up registration and vaccine clinic today for Phase 1b residents at the Kaiser clinic in Kihei. Residents should bring ID and insurance, though insurance is not required, and they will not be charged for the the vaccine.

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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