Five new Hawaii COVID-19 cases reported, 3 on Big Island

The state Department of Health reports that as of noon today, there are five new cases of COVID-19, making the statewide number of reported cases 618.

Hawaii County has three new cases, bringing its total to 73 cases.

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Maui County has one new case, bringing its total to 116.

The other new case was reported in a Hawaii resident diagnosed outside the state, making the total reported out-of-state as nine cases.

Neither the City and County of Honolulu nor Kauai County reported new cases. The former has 399 reported total cases; the latter has stood firm at 21 total cases for more than two weeks.

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The coronavirus-related death toll statewide is 16, with nine of those cases on Oahu and seven on Maui.

So far 70 cases statewide have required hospitalization and 526 individuals have been released from isolation.

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