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7 new COVID-related deaths, 226 new infections recorded in Hawaii, DOH reports

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HONOLULU -- The Hawaii State Department of Health Hawaii (DOH) reported seven new deaths related to COVID-19 and 226 new infections on Thursday. The total number of deaths now stands at 992.

Statewide test positivity over the last seven days is 1.5% -- Honolulu County is 1.4%, Hawaii County is 2.4%, Maui County is 1.4%, and Kauai County is 2.9%.

Since the start of the pandemic, there have been 86,316 total infections to date.

The new infections on each island stands as follows:

  • Oahu: 116
  • Hawaii Island: 57
  • Maui: 22
  • Kauai: 21
  • Molokai: 0
  • Lanai: 0

There were 10 new cases reported from out-of-state visitors.

There have been 1,445 COVID cases reported in the last 14 days and 4,934 cumulative hospitalizations – 72.3% of the population is fully vaccinated and 84.7% of state residents have had at least one dose. Nearly 142,000 residents have also received their COVID-19 booster shot.

The percentage of completed vaccinations per county stands as follows:

  • Honolulu County: 75%
  • Hawaii County: 68%
  • Maui County: 65%
  • Kauai County: 68%