10 additional COVID-19 fatalities, 101 new cases reported in Hawaii

10 additional COVID-19 fatalities, 101 new cases reported in Hawaii
Lab testing / file image (Source: University of Hawaii)

HONOLULU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) - Hawaii’s official death toll from COVID-19 grew by 10 on Wednesday ― to 183 ― after the state added seven deaths from previous weeks.

Three of the fatalities, two on Oahu and one on the Big Island, were more recent.

Five of the deaths were on Maui. They were:

  • Two women over 80 who were hospitalized
  • Two women over 80 who died at a nursing home
  • And one man, between 60 and 69, who was hospitalized

There were three deaths on the Big Island:

  • A man between 70 and 79 who died at a nursing home
  • A man older than 80 who had been hospitalized
  • And a woman between 40 and 49 who also had been hospitalized

The two deaths on Oahu were a woman older than 80 and a man between 50 and 59. Both were hospitalized.

With the new fatalities, the death rate from COVID-19 in Hawaii s 1.34%.

Meanwhile, the state reported 101 new cases on Wednesday, including 81 on Oahu, 18 on the Big Island, one on Maui and one diagnosed out-of-state.

The new infections push the statewide total for cases in Hawaii since the pandemic began to 13,674.

Of those, 2,608 are “active” cases or have not been released from isolation.

The island-by-island breakdown of cases is below:

Oahu

  • 12,176 total cases
  • 9,716 released from isolation
  • 849 required hospitalization
  • 146 deaths

Hawaii County

  • 992 total cases
  • 736 released from isolation
  • 52 required hospitalization
  • 18 deaths

Maui County

  • 409 total cases
  • 373 released from isolation
  • 57 required hospitalization
  • 18 deaths

Kauai

  • 59 total cases
  • 58 released from isolation
  • 1 required hospitalization
  • 0 deaths

Out-of-state

  • 38 total cases
  • 2 required hospitalization
  • 1 death

This story will be updated.

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