Hawaii reports 2 additional COVID deaths and 106 new cases

Hawaii reports 2 additional COVID deaths and 106 new cases
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HONOLULU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) - Hawaii saw two additional COVID-19 fatalities on Saturday, pushing the death toll from the virus in Hawaii to 439.

The two deaths were on Oahu.

Meanwhile, there were 106 new infections reported Saturday.

Of the new cases Saturday, 21 were on Oahu, 75 on Maui, three on Hawaii Island, and one on Kauai. There were also five residents diagnosed out-of-state.

The DOH Disease Outbreak and Control Division reported an increase in cases on Saturday due to a laboratory reporting issue on Maui. Of the cases reported on Maui, 31 of them were not previously confirmed. These cases occurred between Nov. 29 and Feb. 18. These cases are not included in the current 7-day averages.

There have been 623 new cases in the islands in the last 14 days.

Since the pandemic began, there have been 27,503 cases in the islands.

Here’s the island-by-island breakdown of cases:

Oahu

  • 21,913 total cases
  • 1,615 required hospitalization
  • 324 cases in the last 14 days
  • 349 deaths

Hawaii County

  • 2,240 total cases
  • 101 required hospitalization
  • 25 cases in the last 14 days
  • 53 deaths

Maui

  • 2,196 total cases
  • 129 required hospitalization
  • 226 cases in the last 14 days
  • 33 deaths

Lanai

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

Molokai

  • 27 total cases
  • 1 required hospitalization
  • 1 case in the last 14 days
  • 0 deaths

Kauai

  • 183 total cases
  • 8 required hospitalization
  • 4 cases in the last 14 days
  • 1 death

Out-of-state

  • 836 total cases
  • 6 required hospitalization
  • 3 deaths

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