State reports 64 new COVID-19 cases

State health officials on Sunday reported 64 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the state’s total case count to 1,620.

Two of the cases were on Kauai, seven were on Maui, and 55 were on Oahu, according to the COVID-19 Joint Information Center.

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To date, Oahu has accounted for the majority of the cases at 1,345, followed by Maui County with 153 cases, Hawaii County with 117 and Kauai County with 45. Twenty-three residents have tested positive while out of the state.

Of the Hawaii residents who have tested positive for COVID-19, 1,179 of those cases have since recovered and been released from isolation. That includes 110 of the 117 cases on Hawaii Island.

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Statewide, 163 patients have required hospitalization, including four on Hawaii Island.

Of the 26 deaths reported to date among Hawaii residents, 19 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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