9 new COVID-19 cases reported, bringing statewide total to 926

9 new COVID-19 cases reported, bringing statewide total to 926
Hundreds of people turned out to a drive-thru test site Saturday in Waipio. (Source: Hawaii News Now)

HONOLULU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) - Nine new COVID-19 cases were reported in Hawaii on Wednesday, including seven on Oahu.

There were also two new cases on Maui.

The state said four of the Oahu cases are associated with a cluster at an urgent care facility.

The new cases bring the statewide total to 926. Here’s the latest:

  • So far, 741 people in Hawaii diagnosed with COVID-19 have been released from isolation. That figure is up five from Tuesday.
  • The death toll from the virus stands at 18.
  • Three more people required hospitalization, bringing the total to 116
  • More than 77,000 people in the islands have been tested for COVID-19.

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Here’s the latest county-by-county breakdown of confirmed positives:

OAHU

  • Total cases: 659
  • Released from isolation: 522
  • Required hospitalization: 86
  • Deaths: 12

MAUI COUNTY

  • Total cases: 125 (includes 2 on Molokai)
  • Released from isolation: 114
  • Required hospitalization: 25
  • Deaths: 6

KAUAI

  • Total cases: 38
  • Released from isolation: 20
  • Required hospitalization: 1
  • Deaths: 0

BIG ISLAND

  • Total cases: 87
  • Released from isolation: 85
  • Required hospitalization: 2
  • Deaths: 0

UNASSIGNED

  • Hawaii residents diagnosed out-of-state: 17
  • Pending assignment to county: 0

Note: “Released from isolation” means it’s been three days since a patient has exhibited symptoms or seven since they first got sick, whichever is longest.

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