DOH reports no new COVID-19 cases and removes one from count, making statewide total 637 cases

No new cases of COVID-19 were reported today by the state Department of Health, but one was taken off the previous statewide case total, making the count 637.

According to DOH, the case removed from the tally was a Hawaii resident diagnosed outside the state. The reason for the case’s removal from the official count wasn’t reported.

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The City and County of Honolulu, the most populous county in the state, has the highest case count, 414.

Hawaii County remains at 75 cases, with all cases having now been cleared medically and no active cases remaining on the Big Island.

Both Maui and Kauai counties also report new cases, and their case totals remain 117 and 21, respectively.

Hawaii’s statewide case total include 10 residents diagnosed outside the state, after DOH’s removal of one case from the count.

The statewide death toll from coronavirus-related illness remains at 17, with 11 on Oahu and six on Maui. That’s a 2.7% fatality rate for the state.

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Cases statewide that required hospitalization number 81, or 12.7% of total cases.

There have been 563 cases, or 88.4%, that have been released from isolation, according to DOH.

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