Officials: 2 new coronavirus cases in Hawaii

There are 16 confirmed or presumptive positive cases of COVID-19 in Hawaii, according to the state Department of Health.

New positive results were announced today for two Oahu residents who traveled outside Hawaii. The DOH is monitoring these individuals and supervising their isolation as well as the self-quarantine of their family members.

One of the Oahu cases announced on Monday was a Kualoa tour operator who had not traveled, but was exposed to travelers daily. Three family members from the individual’s household were tested with negative results.

All cases who tested positive in Hawaii are travel-related. There is no evidence of community spread in Hawaii at this time, the DOH said.


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