47 new COVID-19 cases in Hawaii, none on Big Island

There are 47 new cases of COVID-19 reported statewide as of noon Tuesday, according to the state Department of Health. That brings the statewide total of cases to 1,757, as one case previously listed was removed from the count. Of the new cases, 46 cases were reported on Oahu and one on Maui.

Of the 46 total cases, 41 are among adults and six are pediatric cases. Community-associated infection has been identified in eight of the new cases, while travel-association is in two. The source of infection for the remaining 37 cases is still under investigation.

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No new cases were reported on Hawaii Island.

To date, Oahu has accounted for the majority of the cases at 1,419, followed by Maui with 154 cases, Hawaii County with 117 and Kauai County with 45.

There have been 1,757 cases of COVID-19 identified in Hawaii. Of those cases, 10% have required hospitalization, and 1,603 (94%) were residents.

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Statewide, 167 individuals have required hospitalization for coronavirus-related illness, including four on Hawaii Island, and there have been 26 deaths.

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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