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Hawaii records 6 new coronavirus-related deaths and 153 infections – Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Hawaii well being officers as we speak reported six new coronavirus-related deaths and 153 new infections, bringing the state’s totals for the reason that begin of the pandemic to 342 fatalities and 25,154 instances.

5 of the deaths had been on Oahu and one was on Maui. No additional particulars had been instantly accessible concerning the newest fatalities.

The state’s official coronavirus-related demise toll contains 271 fatalities on Oahu, 46 on Hawaii island, 21 on Maui, one on Kauai, and three Hawaii residents who died on the mainland.

The U.S. coronavirus-related demise toll was greater than 418,000 as we speak.

In the present day’s new statewide an infection instances reported by the Well being Division embody 103 on Oahu, 34 on Maui, eight on the Huge Island, and eight residents identified exterior of Hawaii, officers mentioned.

The statistics launched as we speak replicate the brand new an infection instances reported to the division on Friday.

The entire variety of coronavirus instances by island for the reason that begin of the outbreak are 20,436 on Oahu, 2,122 in Hawaii County, 1,605 on Maui, 177 on Kauai, 106 on Lanai and 25 on Molokai. There are additionally 683 Hawaii residents identified exterior of the state On account of up to date data, two instances from Oahu had been re-categorized to Hawaii island, and as soon as case from Oahu and one other from the Huge Island had been faraway from the counts, well being officers mentioned as we speak.

Well being officers additionally mentioned as we speak that of the state’s whole an infection depend, 1,700 instances had been thought of to be energetic. Officers say they think about infections reported previously 14 days to be a “proxy quantity for energetic instances.” The variety of energetic instances within the state decreased by 36 as we speak.

By island, Oahu has 1,246 energetic instances, Maui has 328, the Huge Island has 116, Kauai has 10, in line with the state’s newest tally. Lanai and Molokai don’t have any energetic COVID instances.

Well being officers counted 5,853 new COVID-19 take a look at leads to as we speak’s tally, for a 2.5% statewide positivity price. The state’s 7-day common positivity price is 2.4%, in line with the Hawaii COVID-19 Knowledge dashboard.

Of all of the confirmed Hawaii an infection instances, 1,660 have required hospitalizations, with three new hospitalizations reported as we speak by state well being officers.

4 hospitalizations within the statewide depend are Hawaii residents who had been identified and handled exterior the state. Of the 1,656 hospitalizations throughout the state, 1,452 have been on Oahu, 97 on Maui, 94 on the Huge Island, seven on Kauai, 5 on Lanai and one on Molokai.

In line with the newest data from the division’s Hawaii COVID-19 Knowledge dashboard, a complete of 96 sufferers with the virus had been in Hawaii hospitals as of Friday morning, with 21 in intensive care models and 18 on ventilators.

Well being officers mentioned that as of Jan. 18, 70,095 vaccines have been administered of the 154,150 acquired by the state. The vaccinations by county are Honolulu, 39,886; Maui, 10,195; Hawaii, 7,011; and Kauai, 5,328. The entire additionally included 7,675 administered below the federal pharmacy program.

Oahu moved to the less-restrictive Tier 2 of Honolulu’s four-tier financial restoration plan on Oct. 22. To gauge whether or not Honolulu will transfer to a special tier, town takes a “weekly evaluation” of two key COVID-19 numbers every Wednesday. To maneuver to Tier Three from Tier 2, the 7-day common of recent instances have to be under 50 on two consecutive Wednesdays. Additionally, the 7-day common positivity price have to be under 2.5% on these two Wednesdays.

In the present day’s seven-day common case depend for Oahu is 78 and the seven-day common positivity price is 3.0%, in line with Honolulu Mayor Rick Blangiardi.

Blangiardi mentioned final week he hoped to remain in Tier 2, a four-tiered framework established by former Mayor Kirk Caldwell. Below Tier 3, social gatherings of as much as 10 can be allowed, up from 5 below Tier 2, and retail companies would be capable to function at full capability, relatively than 50% capability below Tier 2.

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