(BIVN) – There were 169 newly reported cases of COVID-19 in the State of Hawaiʻi as of noon on Monday, the State Department of Health announced. There were also two (2) new deaths.
The State of Hawaiʻi counted nine (9) new cases on Hawaiʻi island, ten (10) on Maui, and the remaining majority on Oʻahu.
Of the 209 cumulative cases on Hawaiʻi island, 144 have been released from isolation, indicating 65 cases are active. Many of those cases have been identified in Hilo, county officials say.
From the Hawaiʻi Department of Health:
Two O‘ahu residents, one man and one woman, both over 80-years old, and both with underlying medical conditions are the 48th and 49th victims of COVID-19. The entire state expresses their sorrow and condolences to the family and friends of the latest people to pass from this disease. DOH reports 169 new cases of coronavirus today, with 149 of them in adults and 20 in minors (18-years-old or younger). Two of the cases are non-Hawai‘i residents, ten are unknown and the remaining 157 are residents. The median number of cases per day for the week of August 16-22, 2020 is 222.
Passenger Arrivals By Air
From the Hawaiʻi Tourism Authority:
Yesterday, 1,854 people arrived in Hawaii. During this same time last year approximately 35,000 passengers arrived in Hawaii daily, including residents and visitors. The state’s mandatory 14-day self-quarantine started on March 26th for all passengers arriving in Hawaii from out of state. This table shows the number of people who arrived by air from out of state yesterday and does not include interisland travel. This data was collected from the Hawaii Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Mandatory Travel Declaration Form.
by Big Island Video News
HAWAIʻI ISLAND - The upward trajectory of newly reported COVID-19 cases slowed on Monday with 169 cases, compared to 248 the day before.