Hawaii reports 23 new COVID-19 cases, including 19 on Oahu

Hawaii reports 23 new COVID-19 cases, including 19 on Oahu
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HONOLULU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) - Hawaii reported 23 new COVID-19 cases on Monday ― including 19 on Oahu ― pushing the statewide total to 1,243.

The Big Island and Maui each reported one new case each, while two were diagnosed out-of-state.

It’s the latest double-digit increase in new COVID-19 infections in Hawaii, and comes as the state also confirms three new COVID-19 fatalities. Since the pandemic began, Hawaii has seen 22 COVID-19 deaths.

Meanwhile, the state Health Department also reported:

  • 911 people in Hawaii diagnosed with COVID-19 have been released from isolation.
  • More than 96,000 people in the islands have been tested for COVID-19.

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

OAHU

  • Total cases: 942
  • Released from isolation: 660
  • Required hospitalization: 97
  • Deaths: 15

MAUI COUNTY

  • Total cases: 135 (includes 2 on Molokai)
  • Released from isolation: 120
  • Required hospitalization: 25
  • Deaths: 6

KAUAI

  • Total cases: 43
  • Released from isolation: 39
  • Required hospitalization: 1
  • Deaths: 0

BIG ISLAND

  • Total cases: 102
  • Released from isolation: 92
  • Required hospitalization: 3
  • Deaths: 0

UNASSIGNED

  • Hawaii residents diagnosed out-of-state: 21
  • Hawaii residents who have died out-of-state: 1
  • Pending assignment to county: 0

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