Wednesday, Dec. 06, 2023 |
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Hawaii Island reported four new cases of COVID-19 on Monday, bringing the island’s total case count to 1,599.
The new Hawaii Island cases were among 85 new cases reported across the state by the Department of Health bringing the total case tally to 17,925 since Feb. 28. Oahu reported 66 new cases while Maui County reported 10, and Kauai one. Four residents were diagnosed outside the state.
Statewide, 69 people were hospitalized Monday morning, including two on Hawaii Island, none of whom were being treated at Kona Community Hospital. To date, 1,290 people have required hospitalization, including 78 on Hawaii Island.
No new coronavirus-related deaths were confirmed and reported by the state Monday.
Of the 244 coronavirus-related deaths confirmed and reported by the state to date, 190 were on Oahu, 17 were on Maui, 34 were on Hawaii Island and one on Kauai. Two deaths were among residents outside the state.
Hawaii County Civil Defense has reported a total of 49 coronavirus-related fatalities on Hawaii Island. The state has yet to confirm 15 of the deaths reported to date on Hawaii Island and has not responded to repeated requests for information on pending cases.
Twenty-seven of the deaths were among residents of the Yukio Okutsu State Veterans Home in Hilo and five were at Kona Community Hospital.
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