DOH reports 77 new COVID-19 cases statewide, 2 additional deaths

The state Department of Health reports that as of noon today, there are 77 new COVID-19 cases statewide and two additional deaths.

That brings the statewide number of cases since the beginning of the pandemic to 14,911 and the official death count to 215.

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DOH didn’t immediately release information on the deaths.

Today’s new infection cases include eight on Hawaii Island, 60 on Oahu, two on Lanai, one on Kauai, and six Hawaii residents diagnosed out of state.

That brings the total case numbers to 13,013 on Oahu, 1,246 on the Big Island, 404 on Maui, 97 on Lanai — which is going through a current outbreak, 17 on Molokai, and 64 on Kauai.

There have been 70 Hawaii residents diagnosed with the novel coronavirus while out of state.

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Of those infected statewide, 1,081 have required hospitalization and 11,682 have been released from isolation as recovered.

As of today, there are eight individuals hospitalized on the Big Island for COVID-19 and 40 deaths have been reported in Hawaii County.

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