One new Big Island COVID-19 case brings Hawaii County total to 77 cases, statewide total to 640 cases

One new case of COVID-19 was reported today by the state Department of Health, making the statewide total 640 cases.

The new case was on the Big Island, the second case here in two days, upping Hawaii County’s case total to 77, with two active cases and 75 released from isolation as recovered.

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

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.

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 82, or 12.7% of total cases.

There have been 573 cases, or 89.5%, that have been released from isolation, according to DOH.

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