Department of Health:

23 New Cases of COVID-19 Reported

Twenty-three (23) new cases of COVID-19 were reported by DOH Wednesday. Twenty (20) of those cases are on Oahu, one (1) on Hawai‘i Island, and two (2) on Maui. Community outreach and testing activities continue.

Hawai‘i COVID-19 Counts as of 12:00 noon, July 8, 2020

Island of Diagnosis New Cases Reported since

2/28/2020

(including new cases)

Total Released from Isolation*
O‘ahu 20 808 572
Hawai‘i 1 96 88
Maui 2 128 114
Kaua‘i 0 42 35
Moloka‘i 0 2 2
Lana‘i 0 0 0
Residents Diagnosed outside HI 0 18  
Unknown 0 0  
Total 23 1,094  
Total released from isolation     811
Deaths 0 19  

* Includes cases that meet isolation release criteria.

Laboratory* Testing Data

There were 2,056 additional COVID-19 tests reported via electronic laboratory reporting.

Total Number of Individuals Tested by Clinical and State Laboratories Positive Negative
89,152** 1,093 88,045

*Electronic Laboratory Reporting **14 test results were inconclusive

HawaiiCOVID19.com

COVID-19 Epidemic Curve Hawaii July 8, 2020

For more tables, charts and visualizations visit the DOH Disease Outbreak Control Division: https://health.hawaii.gov/coronavirusdisease2019/what-you-should-know/current-situation-in-hawaii

 

Hawai‘i Tourism Authority:

2,685 Passengers Arrive on Tuesday

Yesterday a total of 2,685 people arrived in Hawai‘i including 721 visitors and 815 returning residents. There was a total of 24 arriving flights. This table shows the number of people who arrived by air from out of state yesterday but does not show interisland travel.

AIRPORT ARRIVALS FOR TUESDAY, JULY 7, 2020

  KONA MAUI O‘AHU LĪHUʻE TOTAL
Crew 7 26 223 6 262
Transit 1   202   203
Military   2 345   347
Exempt     180   180
Relocate to Hawai‘i 13 23 107 14 157
Returning Resident 58 123 611 23 815
Visitor 51 62 572 36 721
GRAND TOTAL 130 236 2,240 79 2,685
Flights 1 4 18 1 24

https://www.hawaiitourismauthority.org/media/4852/070820-passenger-count-press-release.pdf

 

Hawai‘i House of Representatives

Committees to Discuss Preventing COVID-19 in Nursing Facilities, Caregiver Homes

The House Committee on Health and the House Committee on Human Services and Homelessness will hold an informational briefing Thursday to evaluate if nursing facilities and caregiver homes are preventing the spread of COVID-19 effectively, in light of the community’s reopening. The committees will ask what the facilities and homes needs are, how are those needs being met, and if they’re prepared. Speakers will include top leaders from DOH, the Premier Medical Group, and Healthcare Association of Hawaii. The hearing will be televised live on ‘Olelo channel 53 and will be aired via tape delay on the neighbor islands. The hearing can also be watched live online at https://olelo.org/ or on the House webcast page:

http://olelo.granicus.com/ViewPublisher.php?view_id=31

https://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2020/hearingnotices/HEARING_HSH-HLT_07-09-20_INFO_.HTM

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PDF: COVID-19 Daily News Digest July 8, 2020