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6 new COVID-related deaths, 142 new infections recorded in Hawaii, DOH reports

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HONOLULU -- The Hawaii State Department of Health Hawaii (DOH) reported six new deaths related to COVID-19 and 142 new infections on Tuesday. The total number of deaths now stands at 968.

Statewide test positivity over the last seven days is 1.8% -- Honolulu County is 1.4%, Hawaii County is 3.5%, Maui County is 1.4%, and Kauai County is 4.6%.

Since the start of the pandemic, there have been 85,360 total infections to date.

The new infections on each island stands as follows:

  • Oahu: 69
  • Hawaii Island: 28
  • Maui: 13
  • Kauai: 17
  • Molokai: 0
  • Lanai: 1

There were 14 new cases reported from out-of-state visitors.

There have been 1,465 COVID cases reported in the last 14 days and 4,848 cumulative hospitalizations – 72.0% of the population is fully vaccinated and 82.9% of state residents have had at least one dose. More than 120,000 residents have also received their COVID-19 booster shot. 

The percentage of completed vaccinations per county stands as follows:

  • Honolulu County: 74%
  • Hawaii County: 67%
  • Maui County: 65%
  • Kauai County: 68%

 

 

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