DOH reports 22 new COVID-19 cases in Hawaii, including three on the Big Island

State health officials announced Tuesday 22 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the Hawaii’s total case count to 1,264.

Three of the new cases were on the Big Island while the other 19 were on Oahu, according to the COVID-19 Joint Information Center.

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To date, Oahu has recorded 960 positive tests, followed by Maui County with 135 cases, Hawaii County with 105 and Kauai County with 43.

Of the Hawaii residents who have tested positive for COVID-19, 921 of those cases have since recovered and been released from isolation. That includes 93 of the 105 cases on Hawaii Island.

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Statewide, 133 patients have required hospitalization, including three on Hawaii Island.

Of the 22 deaths reported to date among Hawaii residents, 15 were on Oahu, six were on Maui and one was a Kauai resident receiving treatment in Arizona at the time he died.

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