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New COVID-19 death, 130 new infections reported in state’s daily case count

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Updated: Dec. 18, 2020 at 11:59 AM HST
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HONOLULU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) - The state’s Department of Health reported a new coronavirus-related death on Friday, pushing the statewide death toll from the virus to 281.

Health officials also reported 130 new COVID-19 infections across the state, pushing the the statewide total for infections since the pandemic began to 19,859. One death was reported on Oahu, and the other was reported on Hawaii Island.

Of the new cases:

  • 105 are on Oahu
  • 11 on Maui
  • Seven on Hawaii Island
  • One on Kauai
  • Six were residents diagnosed out-of-state

Here’s an island-by-island breakdown:

Oahu

  • 16,760 total cases
  • 1,153 cases in the last 14 days
  • 1,225 required hospitalization
  • 217 deaths

Hawaii County

  • 1,769 total cases
  • 147 cases in the last 14 days
  • 84 required hospitalization
  • 44 deaths

Maui

  • 746 total cases
  • 169 cases in the last 14 days
  • 69 required hospitalization
  • 17 deaths

Lanai

  • 106 total cases
  • 0 cases in the last 14 days
  • 5 required hospitalization
  • 0 deaths

Molokai

  • 22 total cases
  • 4 cases in the last 14 days
  • 1 required hospitalization
  • 0 deaths

Kauai

  • 136 total cases
  • 16 cases in the last 14 days
  • 7 required hospitalization
  • 1 deaths

Out-of-state

  • 320 total cases
  • 3 required hospitalization
  • 2 deaths

This story will be updated.

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