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The state Department of Health today reported four new coronavirus infections on Hawaii Island and 75 statewide.
There was also an additional coronavirus-related death reported but no additional details were provided.
The new statewide cases include 50 on Oahu, 14 on Maui, one on Kauai and six Hawaii residents diagnosed while outside the state.
The numbers released today reflect new infection cases reported to DOH on Monday.
The state’s totals since the start of the pandemic are 325 fatalities and 24,620 cases. Hawaii Island has 2,092 total cases and 45 confirmed deaths, although there have been other reported coronavirus-related deaths not yet confirmed by DOH.
There have been no reported deaths on Hawaii Island in the past three weeks. There are three COVID-19 patients hospitalized on the Big Island.
The average daily rate of new cases for the past seven days on the Big Island is 7.9 cases, with a positivity rate of 1.3%.
The coronavirus-related death toll nationwide surpassed 400,000 on Tuesday, a year after the first U.S. virus infection was diagnosed in Washington state.
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