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Seven new cases of COVID-19 were reported Thursday on Hawaii Island, bringing the island’s total case count to 1,613.
The new Hawaii Island case was among 144 new cases reported across the state by the Department of Health bringing the total case tally to 18,186 since Feb. 28. Oahu reported 63 new cases while Maui County reported 14 and Kauai two. Nine residents were diagnosed outside the state.
Statewide, 57 people were hospitalized Thursday, including two on Hawaii Island. To date, 1,315 people have required hospitalization, including 79 on Hawaii Island.
Two new coronavirus-related deaths were confirmed and reported by the state Thursday. Of the 246 coronavirus-related deaths confirmed and reported by the state to date, 192 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, noting Tuesday that none of the deaths have occurred in the past two weeks.
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.
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