State reports 220 new COVID-19 cases

The state Department of Health on Sunday reported 220 new cases of COVID-19, including four new cases on the Big Island.

With the new cases, Hawaii’s total case count now stands at 5,042 since Feb. 28.

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Of the new cases, 202 were on Oahu, 14 were on Maui, and four were on Hawaii Island, according to the Hawaii COVID-19 Joint Information Center.

The majority of the cases have been reported on Oahu at 4,591 cases. Maui County has recorded 226 cases, Hawaii County 148 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, 1,841 of those cases have since recovered and been released from isolation. That includes 125 of the 148 known cases on Hawaii Island.

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Statewide, 283 or 6% of COVID-19 patients have required hospitalization, including six 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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