Hawaii Island reports 13 new COVID-19 cases

Hawaii Island’s COVID-19 case count increased by 13 Monday, bringing the island’s total case count to 1,816.

The new Hawaii Island cases were among 134 new cases reported across the state by the Department of Health bringing the total case tally to 20,351 since Feb. 28. Oahu reported 104 new cases while Maui County reported 14 and Kauai one. Three residents were diagnosed while outside the state.


Hawaii County has a 1.8% test positivity rate, under the statewide rate of 2.8%.

Statewide, 60 people were hospitalized Monday, including four on Hawaii Island. To date, 1,655 people have required hospitalization, including 94 on Hawaii Island.

No new coronavirus-related deaths were reported Monday by the state.

Of the 282 coronavirus-related deaths confirmed and reported by the state to date, 218 were on Oahu, 17 were on Maui, 44 were on Hawaii Island and one on Kauai. Three deaths were among residents outside the state.


Hawaii County Civil Defense has reported 50 deaths on the island. The state has yet to confirm six of the deaths reported to date on Hawaii Island.

The island’s COVID-19 fatality rate remained at 2.4% on Monday, above the statewide rate of 1.4%.

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