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4 new COVID deaths, 845 new cases reported; Hawaii’s death toll now at 552

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Published: Aug. 14, 2021 at 9:14 AM HST|Updated: Aug. 15, 2021 at 9:56 AM HST
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HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Hawaii reported 845 new COVID-19 infections on Sunday, along with four additional fatalities.

Hawaii’s COVID death toll is now 552.

Of Sunday’s new cases:

  • 543 were on Oahu
  • 147 on Hawaii Island
  • 85 on Maui
  • 46 on Kauai reported by the state
  • six on Molokai

There were also 16 residents diagnosed out of state.

The total number of cases in Hawaii since the pandemic began has risen to 51,200. In the last 14 days, state health officials say there have been 7,998 new cases.

According to Lt. Gov. Josh Green, there are 300 people hospitalized, 26 of whom have either been partially or fully vaccinated.

The state does not report daily on the vaccination status of those who contract COVID.

Some 61.2% of the state’s population is fully vaccinated, while 68.9% have received at least one dose.

This story will be updated.

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