Hawaii sees 12 additional COVID deaths, 330 new infections

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Published: Sep. 22, 2021 at 9:04 AM HST|Updated: Sep. 22, 2021 at 10:43 AM HST
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HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Hawaii on Wednesday reported 12 new coronavirus-related fatalities, bringing the state’s death toll to 726.

So far this month, Hawaii has recorded 137 COVID-related deaths alone.

The state said eight of Wednesday’s fatalities were on Oahu while four were on Hawaii Island:


  • Woman in her 40s, hospitalized
  • Woman in her 50s, hospitalized
  • Three men in their 60s, hospitalized
  • Woman in her 60s, hospitalized
  • Two women in their 80s, hospitalized

Hawaii Island

  • Man in his 30s, hospitalized
  • Man in his 60s, hospitalized
  • Man in his 80s, hospitalized
  • Woman in her 80s, hospitalized

Meanwhile, the state also saw 330 new COVID-19 infections on Wednesday.

The new cases bring the total number of infections since the start of the pandemic to 76,521.

Of the new infections reported Wednesday:

  • 216 were on Oahu
  • 38 on Hawaii Island
  • 43 on Maui
  • 29 on Kauai
  • 2 on Molokai

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

Over the last 14 days, there have been 7,106 cases reported.

Some 66.8% of the state’s population is fully vaccinated, while 75.3% have received at least one dose.

This story will be updated.

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