14 additional COVID-19 fatalities push Hawaii’s death toll from virus above 200

14 additional COVID-19 fatalities push Hawaii’s death toll from virus above 200
Lab testing / file image (Source: University of Hawaii)

HONOLULU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) - Hawaii reported 14 additional COVID-19 fatalities on Wednesday, bringing the official death toll from the virus in Hawaii to 203.

Ten of the fatalities were at nursing homes in Hawaii County and happened from mid-September to early October. The four remaining deaths, all on Oahu, were more recent.

The Big Island fatalities were:

  • eight men, all above 70 years old
  • two women, all above 70 years old

The Oahu deaths were:

  • One man, a community care home resident, who was 80 or above
  • And three women, all 80 or above, who had been hospitalized

Meanwhile, the state reported 78 new infections Wednesday.

Of those, 65 cases are on Oahu, nine on the Big Island, and four on Lanai.

The new cases push the statewide total for cases in Hawaii since the pandemic began to 14,233. Of those, some 3,045 cases are “active” and have not been released from isolation.

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

Oahu

  • 12,617 total cases
  • 9,949 released from isolation
  • 1,033 required hospitalization
  • 156 deaths

Hawaii County

  • 1,091 total cases
  • 804 released from isolation
  • 58 required hospitalization
  • 28 deaths

Maui County

  • 417 total cases
  • 377 released from isolation
  • 58 required hospitalization
  • 18 deaths

Kauai

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

Out-of-state

  • 48 total cases
  • 2 required hospitalization
  • 1 death

This story will be updated.

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