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Hawaii reports 164 new cases; 59.1% of residents fully vaccinated

The Hawaii State Lab is monitoring for potential cases of a new variant of COVID-19.
The Hawaii State Lab is monitoring for potential cases of a new variant of COVID-19.(Hawaii Department of Health)
Published: Jul. 17, 2021 at 11:55 AM HST|Updated: Jul. 18, 2021 at 11:56 AM HST
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HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Hawaii reported 164 new COVID cases on Sunday with no additional fatalities. It’s the fourth day in a row the state has seen a triple-digit rise in new COVID infections.

On Saturday, there were 124 new cases, and on Friday, there were 147 new cases.

The death toll from the virus in Hawaii stands at 523.

Of the new infections, majority were on Oahu with 104 new cases. There were 18 new infections on Hawaii Island, 12 on Maui, and six on Kauai. 24 were diagnosed out of state.

The total number of cases in Hawaii since the start of the pandemic now stands at 39,254.

Over the last 14 days, the state Health Department said there have been 1,098 new cases statewide.

Meanwhile, the state also reported that 59.1% of Hawaii’s population is now fully vaccinated while 65% have gotten at least one dose.

Below is the daily reporting chart provided by the state Health Department:

Below is the latest information provided by the DOH on Hawaii’s vaccination status:

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