Hawaii COVID-19 Daily News Digest April 27, 2020

Department of Health:

One Death and One New Case of COVID-19 Reported

The Dept. of Health is reporting another death associated with COVID-19 in the state. The 16th death is an Oʻahu woman, over 65 years old with underlying health conditions who had been hospitalized since early April. DOH is investigating whether the cause of infection was travel-related or community-associated. Health Director Dr. Bruce Anderson said, “It’s hard to hear about these additional deaths as the coronavirus continues to take its toll on our community. The Dept. of Health extends its sincere condolences to the family and friends of the two most recent deaths reported today and last night. While the number of positive cases in the state has dramatically decreased, we can expect to continue to see deaths of those seriously impacted by the disease.” Last night, DOH reported that the 15th death associated with COVID-19 was an O‘ahu man over 65 years old with underlying medical conditions who had been hospitalized since early March.

DOH is also reporting one (1) new positive case for Monday, an adult on Maui. The patient is an employee at Maui Memorial Medical Center and the source of infection is unknown and under investigation at this time.

Hawai‘i COVID-19 Counts as of 12:00 noon, April 27, 2020

Island of Diagnosis New Cases Reported since

2/28/2020

(including new cases)

Total Released from Isolation
O‘ahu 0 396 347
Hawai‘i 0 70 49
Maui 1 111 78
Kaua‘i 0 21 19
Moloka‘i 0 2 0
Lana‘i 0 0 0
Residents Diagnosed outside HI 0 7  
Unknown** 0 0  
Total 1 607  
Total released from isolation     493
Deaths 2 16  

** Refers to positive cases that have an unknown county of diagnosis at the time of this report. As more information becomes available for these cases, they are assigned to the proper County of Diagnosis. A negative number indicates the number of previously unknown cases that have now been assigned to a county.

Laboratory* Testing Data

Total Number of Individuals Tested by Clinical and State Laboratories Positive Negative
28,260** 605 27,632

*Electronic Laboratory Reporting       **23 test results were inconclusive.

For more tables please visit: https://health.hawaii.gov/docd/

graph of confirmed COVID-19 Cases by Exposure as of April 26, 2020

 

Hawai‘i Tourism Authority:

475 Passengers Arrive on Sunday

Yesterday, 475 people arrived in Hawai‘i including 118 visitors and 193 residents. There was a total of 14 arriving flights. This table shows the number of people who arrived by air from out of state yesterday. The next table details interisland travel.

AIRPORT ARRIVALS FOR SUNDAY, APRIL 26, 2020

  KONA MAUI O‘AHU LĪHUʻE TOTAL
Crew 6 6 77   89
Intended New Resident 2   29   31
Resident 9 11 173   193
Transit     44   44
Visitor 2 8 108   118
GRAND TOTAL 19 25 431 0 475
Flights 1 1 12 0 14

https://www.hawaiitourismauthority.org/media/4481/042720-passenger-count-press-release.pdf

 

Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism

INTERISLAND AIRPORT ARRIVALS AND DEPARTURES FOR APRIL 24, 2020

Arriving Airport

Departing Airport HNL KOA ITO OGG LIH MMK LNY JHM MUE Total

Departing

Honolulu (HNL) 0 86 83 92 47 15 2 0 0 325
Kona (KOA) 145 0 0 9 0 0 0 0 0 154
Hilo (ITO) 138 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 138
Kahului (OGG)  268 9 0 0 0 17 8 0 7 309
Līhuʻe (LIH) 111 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 111
Molokaʻi (MMK) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Lānaʻi (LYN) 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Kapalua (JHM) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Waimea (MUE) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total Arriving 663 95 83 102 47 32 10 0 7 1039

https://dbedt.hawaii.gov/economic/covid19/

 

Hawai‘i State House of Representatives

Select Committee on COVID-19 Schedules Third Informational Briefing

The House Select Committee on COVID-19 Economic and Financial Preparedness held its sixth informational briefing Monday on the economic impacts of COVID-19 on Hawai‘i. The committee received updates from Congressman Ed Case and the latest information regarding federal relief; Rona Suzuki, Director of Hawai‘i’s Department of Taxation regarding non-profit access to FEMA funds; Director Kenneth Hara, Dr. Mark Mugiishi, and Alan Oshima regarding implementation of the public health plan to reopen Hawai‘i’s economy; and Rep. Richard Onishi regarding the USDA’s Coronavirus Food Assistance Program. The briefing was conducted remotely. To see more information about the committee and related documents:

https://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/specialcommittee.aspx?comm=cov&year=2020.

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