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Hawai‘i COVID-19 Daily News Digest November 24, 2020Posted on November 24, 2020 in COVID-19
Office of the Governor: Tighter Restrictions Begin for Trans-Pacific Travelers Headed to Hawai‘i Late yesterday, Gov. David Ige signed a 16th emergency proclamation that requires all trans-pacific travelers to have a negative test result from a trusted testing partner before their departure to the State of Hawai‘i, in order to bypass the 14-day quarantine. The new policy officially […]
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Hawai‘i COVID-19 Daily News Digest November 23, 2020Posted on November 23, 2020 in COVID-19
Department of Health:  114 New Cases Reported Today This report includes cases reported up until Saturday night at 11:59 p.m. Full data is posted on the State COVID-19 dashboard and on the DOH Disease Outbreak & Control website at noon each day. HawaiiCOVID19.com/dashboard   Hawai‘i COVID-19 Counts as of 11:59 p.m. Nov. 21, 2020   Island […]
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Hawai‘i COVID-19 Daily News Digest November 20, 2020Posted on November 20, 2020 in COVID-19
Department of Health:  One (1) Death and 95 New Cases Reported Today DOH has added one new death to its count, involving a man between the ages of 60-69 years old with underlying medical conditions. He had been incarcerated out of state and died at a hospital. The death had been announced yesterday by the […]
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Hawai‘i COVID-19 Daily News Digest November 19, 2020Posted on November 19, 2020 in COVID-19
Governor’s Office: New Policy for Pre-Travel Testing Begins Next Tuesday Starting on Nov. 24, travelers wanting to bypass Hawai‘i‘s 14-day mandatory quarantine must have COVID-19 test results, from a trusted travel partner, prior to departure to the islands. Gov. Ige made the announcement this afternoon at a news conference. “We’re taking this added safety precaution […]
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Hawai‘i COVID-19 Daily News Digest November 18, 2020Posted on November 18, 2020 in COVID-19
Department of Health: 71 New COVID-19 Cases Reported One new COVID-19 death was reported from Hawai‘i island. This was a man in the 20-29-year-old category, and he had underlying conditions and had been in the hospital. This report includes cases reported up until Monday night at 11:59 p.m. Full data is posted on the State […]
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Hawai‘i COVID-19 Daily News Digest November 17, 2020Posted on November 17, 2020 in COVID-19
Governor’s Office: 15th Emergency Proclamation Extends Statewide Mask Mandate Yesterday, Gov. Ige issued a 15th COVID-19 emergency proclamation which extends and clarifies the statewide mask mandate which has been in place since April 25. Bottom line for face coverings is: Everyone shall wear a face covering over their nose and mouth when in public. The […]
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Hawai‘i COVID-19 Daily News Digest November 16, 2020Posted on November 16, 2020 in COVID-19
Governor’s Office: 11 New Trusted Testing Partners for Trans-Pacific Travel, Two for Inter-County On Saturday, the Office of Gov. David Ige announced 13 additional trusted travel and testing partners for the state’s pre-travel testing program. COVID-19 test results from these newly identified partners will be accepted beginning tomorrow. The new partners – eleven for domestic […]
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Hawai‘i COVID-19 Daily News Digest November 13, 2020Posted on November 13, 2020 in COVID-19
 Department of Health:  110 New COVID-19 Cases Reported No new deaths were reported today by DOH. O‘ahu is the only island with double-digit case numbers. Beginning next Monday, the dashboard will be updated daily at 12 p.m. HawaiiCOVID19.com/dashboard.   Hawai‘i COVID-19 Counts as of 12:00 noon, Nov. 13, 2020   Island of Diagnosis          New Cases          Reported […]
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Hawai‘i COVID-19 Daily News Digest November 12, 2020Posted on November 12, 2020 in COVID-19
Department of Health:  97 New Cases Reported Today No new deaths were reported by DOH today and the COVID-19 case count rose by 97. The COVID-19 dashboard has complete statistics, visualizations, graphs and charts on all health and economic related factors. The dashboard is updated at 3 p.m. daily: HawaiiCOVID19.com/dashboard. (please see related item below)   […]
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Hawai‘i COVID-19 Daily News Digest November 10, 2020Posted on November 10, 2020 in COVID-19
Department of Health:  One (1) Death and 78 New Cases Reported Today DOH has recorded the death of one man on O‘ahu who was 60-69 years old and was hospitalized with underlying medical conditions. DOH also recorded 78 additional cases of COVID-19 today with the majority of them on O‘ahu (62). This is the second […]
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Hawai‘i COVID-19 Daily News Digest November 9, 2020Posted on November 9, 2020 in COVID-19
Department of Health: New COVID-19 Cases Drop to Double Digits After Five Days of Triple Digits DOH recorded 64 additional cases of COVID-19 in the reporting period that ended at noon today. The majority are on O‘ahu with 53 new cases. No additional deaths were reported today. The COVID-19 dashboard has complete statistics, visualizations, graphs […]
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Hawai‘i COVID-19 Daily News Digest November 6, 2020Posted on November 6, 2020 in COVID-19
Office of the Governor:  First International Flight Under Safe Travels Program Arrives  International travel to Hawai‘i resumed today with the arrival of 64 travelers from Japan on an All Nippon Airways (ANA) flight from Haneda Airport in Tokyo. The visitors are the first to take part in the state’s pre-travel testing program that now includes […]
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Hawai‘i COVID-19 Daily News Digest November 5, 2020Posted on November 5, 2020 in COVID-19
Department of Health:  Complete COVID-19 Data Available on Newly Expanded Dashboard  The COVID-19 dashboard has complete statistics, visualizations, graphs and charts on all health and economic related factors. The dashboard is updated at 3 p.m. daily: HawaiiCOVID19.com/dashboard. For a second day in a row DOH is reporting triple digit cases with 100 new coronavirus infections today. No […]
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Hawai‘i COVID-19 Daily News Digest November 4, 2020Posted on November 4, 2020 in COVID-19
Office of the Lieutenant Governor:  Safe Travels Testing Evaluation Program Update  Known as a strategic surveillance study, the Safe Travels Testing Evaluation Program, collects and evaluates data from COVID-19 testing of travelers after they’ve arrived in Hawai‘i. Lt. Gov. Josh Green said, “We are at a critical point in the pandemic, where we need to […]
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Hawai‘i COVID-19 Daily News Digest November 2, 2020Posted on November 2, 2020 in COVID-19
Office of the Governor: Additional Trusted Testing Partners Sought for Domestic Travel Governor Ige announced today that the state is seeking additional “trusted testing partners” for domestic transpacific travel as part of the state’s pre-travel testing program. Governor Ige also revealed the two requirements and at least one of the six criteria needed to become […]
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Hawai‘i COVID-19 Daily News Digest October 30, 2020Posted on October 30, 2020 in COVID-19
Department of Health: State & Federal Team Deploys to Lāna‘i Next Week for Support DOH continues to work closely with healthcare providers on Lāna‘i to support community outreach, testing and contact tracing. Two (2) new cases of COVID-19 were added to the islands’ counts today for a total of 98 confirmed coronavirus cases. Next week […]
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Hawai‘i COVID-19 Daily News Digest October 29, 2020Posted on October 29, 2020 in COVID-19
Department of Health: Cases on Lānaʻi Slowing and Hawai‘i Island Cases Leveling The overall statewide daily case average is trending down, at 84 today. There were three (3) new COVID-19 cases reported on Lāna‘i today by DOH. The cumulative total now stands at 97 confirmed cases on the island (reported since Feb. 28). Large social gatherings and […]
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Hawai‘i COVID-19 Daily News Digest October 28, 2020Posted on October 28, 2020 in COVID-19
Department of Health: Seven New COVID-19 Cases Reported on Lāna‘i There were seven (7) new COVID-19 cases reported on Lāna‘i today by DOH. The cumulative total now stands at 94 confirmed cases on the island (reported since Feb. 28). The active community cluster currently includes 93 confirmed and 3 probable cases for a total of […]
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Hawai‘i COVID-19 Daily News Digest October 27, 2020Posted on October 27, 2020 in COVID-19
Governor’s Office: Hawai‘i Expands Pre-Travel Testing Program to Japan Gov. David Ige made the announcement at a news briefing this afternoon that Japan is being added to Hawai‘i’s pre-travel testing program. Starting Friday, Nov. 6, 2020, travelers from Japan may bypass the State of Hawaiʻi’s mandatory 14-day quarantine if they take a COVID-19 test from […]
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Hawai‘i COVID-19 Daily News Digest October 26, 2020Posted on October 26, 2020 in COVID-19
Governor’s Office: Governor Signs Stay-At-Home Order for Lāna‘i As Lāna‘i continues to see a spike in COVID-19 cases, the island is being put under a stay-at-home order starting Tuesday to mitigate the spread of the virus. The order was signed by Gov. David Ige this morning. It goes into effect at 12:01 a.m. Maui Mayor […]
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Hawai‘i COVID-19 Daily News Digest October 23, 2020Posted on October 23, 2020 in COVID-19
Department of Health: Three (3) COVID-19 Deaths Reported Three (3) COVID-19 deaths were reported today by DOH. All three (3) were on O‘ahu. Two (2) deaths involved men, 80+ years old, who were hospitalized with underlying medical conditions. The third death was a woman, 80+ years old, who was also hospitalized with underlying medical conditions. […]
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Hawai‘i COVID-19 Daily News Digest October 22, 2020Posted on October 22, 2020 in COVID-19
Governor’s Office: State, City Leaders Responding to COVID-19 Cases on Lāna‘i  In a news briefing today, Gov. David Ige addressed the recent COVID-19 cases on Lāna‘i. Gov. Ige said, “We are working with Maui County Mayor Mike Victorino, Sen. English and Rep. DeCoite to aggressively respond. Department of Health (DOH) is sending a testing team […]
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Hawai‘i COVID-19 Daily News Digest October 21, 2020Posted on October 21, 2020 in COVID-19
Governor’s Office: State Adds Partner to Trusted Testing Partners List for Inter-County Travel  The State of Hawai‘i has added Diagnostic Laboratory Services (DLS) to the list of eight other trusted testing partners for inter-county travel. Inter-county passengers arriving in Kauaʻi and Maui counties may bypass the mandatory 14-day quarantine if they take an FDA-authorized Nucleic […]
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Hawai‘i COVID-19 Daily News Digest October 20, 2020Posted on October 20, 2020 in COVID-19
Governor’s Office: Pivot Grant Program Launching to Help Small Businesses During Pandemic  Help is on the way for thousands of small Hawai‘i businesses. At a news briefing today, Gov. David Ige announced that the State of Hawai‘i is partnering with the Chamber of Commerce Hawaii to launch the Hawai‘i Business Pivot Grant program. The program […]
Read More Hawai‘i COVID-19 Daily News Digest October 20, 2020