DOH reports one new COVID-19 case on Big Island, four cases new on Oahu

CORRECTION June 18, 4:44 p.m.: A previous version of this story erroneously reported that only one Big Island COVID-19 case has required hospitalization. The Tribune-Herald regrets the error.

The state Department of Health reported five new COVID-19 cases today, four on Oahu, the other on the Big Island, bringing the statewide case total to 744, as one case was removed from the count as a result of updated testing information.

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The City and County of Honolulu now has 508 reported cases.

Hawaii County’s total is at 83 cases with 81 released from isolation as recovered. Two Big Island case required hospitalization.

Maui County has 120 reported cases, while Kauai County’s case count is 21.

Hawaii’s statewide case total includes 12 residents diagnosed outside the state.

The statewide death toll from coronavirus-related illness remains at 17, with 11 on Oahu and six on Maui.

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The number of statewide cases requiring hospitalization is 95.

There have been 639 cases statewide that have been released from isolation as recovered, according to DOH.

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