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Hawai‘i COVID-19 Daily News Digest December 16, 2020Posted on December 16, 2020 in COVID-19
Department of Health: https://health.hawaii.gov/coronavirusdisease2019/what-you-should-know/current-situation-in-hawaii/ Four New Deaths on O‘ahu and 110 New COVID-19 Cases Reported Statewide DOH is reporting four (4) additional COVID-19 deaths today. Three are men in the age groups listed below and all had been hospitalized with underlying conditions. A woman, 80-90-years old was the fourth person counted today and also had […]
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Hawai‘i COVID-19 Daily News Digest December 15, 2020Posted on December 15, 2020 in COVID-19
Governor’s Office: Safe and Effective COVID-19 Vaccine Arrives in Hawai‘i  Gov. Ige announced, late yesterday, the arrival of Hawaiʻi’s first shipment of COVID-19 vaccines. This initial delivery of 975 doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine to the Queen’s Medical Center in Honolulu, marks an important milestone in the ongoing effort to combat coronavirus and return life […]
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Hawai‘i COVID-19 Daily News Digest December 14, 2020Posted on December 14, 2020 in COVID-19
Department of Health:  https://health.hawaii.gov/coronavirusdisease2019/what-you-should-know/current-situation-in-hawaii/ 190 New COVID-19 Cases Reported Statewide DOH is also reporting 190 additional coronavirus cases today. This report includes cases up until Saturday at 11:59 p.m. However, 85 of the cases in today’s report are associated with a cluster at the Halawa Correctional Facility on O‘ahu. Full data is posted on the […]
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Hawai‘i COVID-19 Daily News Digest December 11, 2020Posted on December 11, 2020 in COVID-19
Department of Health:  https://health.hawaii.gov/coronavirusdisease2019/what-you-should-know/current-situation-in-hawaii/ One Additional Death on O‘ahu and 87 New COVID-19 Cases Reported Statewide DOH reports one (1) death on O‘ahu, raising the Hawai‘i COVID-19 death toll to 269 since the beginning of the pandemic. The latest passing is a man, 50-59-years old, who died at home. He had underlying health conditions. DOH […]
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Hawai‘i COVID-19 Daily News Digest December 10, 2020Posted on December 10, 2020 in COVID-19
Governor’s Office: Hawai‘i Ramps Up Effort to Vaccinate 81,000 People This Month At an afternoon news conference, Governor Ige, Health Director Dr. Elizabeth Char, and other stakeholders laid out the first steps of Hawai‘i’s COVID-19 vaccination effort. This includes plans to distribute an expected 81,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccinations in December to high-risk health care […]
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Hawai‘i COVID-19 Daily News Digest December 9, 2020Posted on December 9, 2020 in COVID-19
Governor’s Office: Furloughs for State Employees Start January 1, 2021 In an e-mail to state employees, followed by an afternoon news conference, Gov. David Ige announced two-day-a-month furlough starting January 1 of next year, to balance the state budget. The state is projecting a $1.4 billion budget shortfall in the general fund for each of […]
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Hawai‘i COVID-19 Daily News Digest December 8, 2020Posted on December 8, 2020 in COVID-19
Department of Health:    https://health.hawaii.gov/coronavirusdisease2019/what-you-should-know/current-situation-in-hawaii/ 53 New COVID-19 Cases Reported Including Three Additional on Moloka‘i DOH reports three (3) Moloka‘i cases today as household contacts. One person had travel history, but it is unclear whether the transmission of the virus was from the traveler of as a result of community spread. The investigation is ongoing. […]
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Hawai‘i COVID-19 Daily News Digest December 7, 2020Posted on December 7, 2020 in COVID-19
Department of Health:  https://health.hawaii.gov/coronavirusdisease2019/what-you-should-know/current-situation-in-hawaii/  81 New COVID-19 Cases Reported This report includes cases up until Saturday 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. Dec. 5, 2020    Island of […]
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Hawai‘i COVID-19 Daily News Digest December 4, 2020Posted on December 4, 2020 in COVID-19
Department of Health:  https://health.hawaii.gov/coronavirusdisease2019/what-you-should-know/current-situation-in-hawaii/ Ten Deaths Reported Today Occurred More Than Two-Weeks Ago Seven (7) deaths at a Hawai‘i island long-term care facility, which experienced a COVID-19 outbreak in October, have now been classified by DOH as coronavirus related, as a result of updated information. The deaths include three (3) women and four (4) men, […]
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Hawai‘i COVID-19 Daily News Digest December 3, 2020Posted on December 3, 2020 in COVID-19
Department of Health:  https://health.hawaii.gov/coronavirusdisease2019/what-you-should-know/current-situation-in-hawaii/   Two Additional Deaths and 144 New Cases Reported Today  COVID-19 has claimed the lives of two more O‘ahu residents. A woman, 80-years-old or older, had been hospitalized with underlying conditions. A man, in the 70-79-year-old age group, had also been in the hospital and had underlying conditions. This report includes […]
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Hawai‘i COVID-19 Daily News Digest December 2, 2020Posted on December 2, 2020 in COVID-19
Department of Health:  https://health.hawaii.gov/coronavirusdisease2019/what-you-should-know/current-situation-in-hawaii/ 78 New Cases Reported Today  This report includes cases up until Monday 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. 30, 2020    Island of […]
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Hawai‘i COVID-19 Daily News Digest December 1, 2020Posted on December 1, 2020 in COVID-19
Department of Health: https://health.hawaii.gov/coronavirusdisease2019/what-you-should-know/current-situation-in-hawaii/ 44 New Cases Reported Today This report includes cases up until Sunday 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. 29, 2020   Island of […]
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Hawai‘i COVID-19 Daily News Digest November 30, 2020Posted on November 30, 2020 in COVID-19
Office of the Governor:  Kaua‘i’s Temporary Moratorium on State’s Pre-Travel Testing Program Gov. David Ige has approved Kaua‘i Mayor Derek Kawakami’s request to place a temporary moratorium on Kaua‘i’s participation in the state’s pre-travel testing program. Effective this Wednesday, at 12:01 a.m., all transpacific and intercounty travelers arriving in Kaua‘i are subject to the 14-day […]
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Hawai‘i COVID-19 Daily News Digest November 27, 2020Posted on November 27, 2020 in COVID-19
Department of Health: Three Additional Deaths Reported Today DOH reported an additional three(3) COVID-19 deaths today. All were from Honolulu, had underlying conditions and had been hospitalized. Two were men, one between the age of 60-69 years old and the other between 70-79 years old. The other was a woman, between the age of 70-79 […]
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Hawai‘i COVID-19 Daily News Digest November 25, 2020Posted on November 25, 2020 in COVID-19
Department of Health:  Two Additional Deaths Reported Today DOH reported an additional two COVID-19 deaths today. Both involved men who had underlying conditions. The first was a man from Honolulu, between 70 to 79 years old. The other was over 80 years old, from Kaua‘i. DOH also reported 108 new COVID-19 cases today. A total […]
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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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