Monday, Aug. 15, 2022 |
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Hawaii Island reported two new COVID-19 cases Monday, bringing the island’s total case count to 1,864.
The new Hawaii Island cases were among 46 new cases reported across the state by the Department of Health bringing the total case tally to 21,028 since Feb. 28. Oahu reported 30 new cases while Maui County reported 13 and Kauai one.
Hawaii County has a 1.4% test positivity rate, under the statewide rate of 2.4%.
Statewide, 134 people were hospitalized Monday, including four on Hawaii Island. To date, 1,751 people have required hospitalization, including 99 on Hawaii Island.
No new coronavirus-related deaths were reported Monday by the state. Of the 285 coronavirus-related deaths confirmed and reported by the state to date, 221 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 reported no new deaths on the island, leaving the toll at 51. The state has yet to confirm seven 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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