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Hawaii reports 255 new COVID cases; vaccination rate reaches 67.7%

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Published: Sep. 27, 2021 at 9:03 AM HST|Updated: Sep. 27, 2021 at 11:46 AM HST
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HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Hawaii on Monday reported 255 new COVID-19 infections, pushing the statewide total of cases since the pandemic began to 78,404.

That’s the lowest daily case count since late July.

Meanwhile, no new deaths have been reported. The death toll stands at 757 — and this month alone, the state has seen 168 COVID deaths.

Of the new infections reported Monday:

  • 162 were on Oahu
  • 32 on Hawaii Island
  • 17 on Maui
  • 33 on Kauai
  • 4 on Molokai

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

Over the last 14 days, there have been 5,788 cases reported.

Some 67.7% of the state’s population is fully vaccinated, while 75.9% have received at least one dose.

This story will be updated.

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