DOH reports 284 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday

The state Department of Health on Saturday reported 284 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the Hawaii’s total case count to 4,825.

Of the new cases, 273 were on Oahu, seven were on Maui, three were on Hawaii Island and one was on Kauai, according to the Hawaii COVID-19 Joint Information Center.

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The majority of the cases have been reported on Oahu at 4,390 cases. Maui County has recorded 213 cases, Hawaii County 145 and Kauai County 54. Twenty-three residents have tested positive while out of the state.

Of the Hawaii residents who have tested positive for COVID-19, 1,808 of those cases have since recovered and been released from isolation. That includes 125 of the 145 known cases on Hawaii Island.

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Statewide, 279 or 6% of COVID-19 patients have required hospitalization, including five on Hawaii Island.

Of the 40 deaths reported among Hawaii residents, 33 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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