State investigates COVID clusters linked to places of worship in all but one county

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Published: Jul. 1, 2021 at 2:17 PM HST|Updated: Jul. 1, 2021 at 4:16 PM HST
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HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - The state is investigating several COVID clusters across the state involving places of worship.

In its weekly cluster report, the Hawaii Department of Health said it tracked down cases linked to places of worship in every county except Hawaii County.

Between Oahu, Maui and Kauai counties, there were 31 cases total linked to a place of worship.

On Oahu, there were also three clusters tied to social gatherings with 31 cases reported.

However, the largest active cluster in the state remains the one at the Hilo jail. So far, its been linked to more than 270 infections.

The state has not reported any new cases at the jail since Tuesday.

Also on Hawaii Island, the DOH says 13 cases were linked to gyms.

In all the clusters, the DOH did not identify exact businesses or establishments by name.

Read the full cluster report below:

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