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
(including new cases)
|Total Released from Isolation*|
|Residents Diagnosed outside HI||0||18|
|Total released from isolation||811|
* 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|
*Electronic Laboratory Reporting **14 test results were inconclusive
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
|Relocate to Hawai‘i||13||23||107||14||157|
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:
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