State health officials report 20 new cases of COVID-19

State health officials announced 20 new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday, including two new cases on the Big Island.

With the new cases, the state has now recorded a total of 1,354 positive cases of the novel coronavirus since Feb. 28, according to the COVID-19 Joint Information Center.


To date, Oahu has seen 1,025 positive tests, followed by Maui County with 135 cases, Hawaii County with 111 and Kauai County with 43.

Of the Hawaii residents who have tested positive for COVID-19, 1,019 of those cases have since recovered and been released from isolation. That includes 98 of the 111 cases on Hawaii Island.


Statewide, 140 patients have required hospitalization, including four on Hawaii Island.

Of the 24 deaths reported to date among Hawaii residents, 17 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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