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Hawaii reports 474 new COVID cases, 12 additional fatalities

Hawaii is seeing a surge in COVID-19 cases in recent weeks.
Hawaii is seeing a surge in COVID-19 cases in recent weeks.(Hawaii News Now/file)
Published: Sep. 18, 2021 at 9:11 AM HST|Updated: Sep. 19, 2021 at 9:49 AM HST
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HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Hawaii reported 474 new COVID infections on Sunday and 12 additional deaths.

The death toll from the virus now stands at 714.

So far this month, Hawaii has recorded 125 COVID-related deaths alone.

Meanwhile, the total number of infections since the start of the pandemic has risen to 75,480.

Of the new infections reported Sunday:

  • 297 were on Oahu
  • 77 on Hawaii Island
  • 36 on Maui
  • 45 on Kauai
  • 6 on Molokai

There were also 13 residents diagnosed out-of-state.

The DOH does not provide vaccination status of new cases and fatalities, but they provided the following information on the 12 deaths Sunday:

Maui

1 Male, 70-79 yrs, hospitalized

Hawaii

1 Male, 70-79 yrs, hospitalized

Oahu

1 Male, 30-39 yrs, hospitalized

2 Male, 40-49 yrs, hospitalized

1 Female, 30-39 yrs, hospitalized

1 Male, 50-59 yrs, hospitalized

2 Male, 60-69 yrs, hospitalized

1 Female, 60-69 yrs, hospitalized

1 Female, 70-79 yrs, hospitalized

1 Female, 80+ yrs, died at home

Over the last 14 days, there have been 7,725 cases reported.

Some 66.1% of the state’s population is fully vaccinated, while 74.6% have received at least one dose.

This story will be updated.

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