Hawaii says 11% of people taking COVID-19 test are positive

Carrie Sandlin performs a COVID-19 test May 29 on a person who came through the drive-through testing site across from Hilo Medical Center. KELSEY WALLING/Tribune-Herald file photo

HONOLULU — More than 10% of people tested for COVID-19 in Hawaii have been found to have the disease in the past 24 hours, new data showed Wednesday, underscoring that coronavirus was becoming more widespread in the community.