10 new COVID-19 cases reported on Hawaii Island

State health officials reported 10 new cases of COVID-19 Tuesday on Hawaii Island, bringing the island’s total case count to 1,743.

The new Hawaii Island cases were among 57 new cases reported across the state by the Department of Health bringing the total case tally to 19,480 since Feb. 28. Oahu reported 35 new cases while Maui County reported eight. Four residents were diagnosed outside the state.


Hawaii County has a 1.9% test positivity rate, under the statewide rate of 2.4%.

Statewide, 57 people were hospitalized Monday, including three on Hawaii Island. To date, 1,364 people have required hospitalization, including 82 on Hawaii Island.

No new coronavirus-related deaths were reported by the state Monday. Of the 274 coronavirus-related deaths confirmed and reported by the state to date, 211 were on Oahu, 17 were on Maui, 43 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 six of the deaths reported to date on Hawaii Island.

There have been no fatalities reported in the last four weeks, Hawaii County Civil Defense said Monday. The island’s COVID-19 fatality rate was 2.5% on Monday, above the statewide rate of 1.4%.

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