87 New COVID-19 Cases in Hawai‘i; Testing Lag of 5-7 Days – Maui Now

Oʻahu: 1842 total, 982 recovered, 19 deaths.
Maui: 170 total, 129 recuperated, six deaths.
Hawaiʻi County: 115 total, 115 recovered.
Kauaʻi County: 47 overall, 43 recuperated.
Hawaiʻi Residents Diagnosed Out-of-State: 23 total, one death of a Kauaʻi local who was hospitalized in Arizona.
Pending: 0.

Maui reported its first COVID-19 associated death on Monday, April 6, of an adult male over the age of 65 with underlying health conditions and exposure to tourists.
The 2nd Maui death was announced on Wednesday, April 8, and was an unattended death.
A 3rd death in Maui County reportedly happened on April 7, however was reported in the state depend on Friday, April 10. The 3rd case involved a senior individual who remained in the chronic care system.
The fourth case was validated on April 19, and was an adult male from Washington state in the 40-59-year age who had no previous medical conditions. State health officials say the mans exposure history may be travel-related. The man had actually been hospitalized for an extended duration in severe condition at Maui Memorial Medical.
The 5th Maui case happened on Monday April 20 and involved a male who had hidden health conditions. He had actually been in the medical facility at Maui Memorial Medical Center given that late last year. This persons death is thought about related to the MMMC cluster.
The case involved a female, over the age of 60, with underlying medical conditions. She had been in the medical facility at Maui Memorial Medical Center considering that late February.

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In Maui County, cases with start in the last 28 days have actually been in all areas of Maui Island except for the backwoods of East Maui, Molokaʻi and Lānaʻi. Of the 171 cases documented in Maui County over the course of the pandemic, Wailuku, Kahului and Lahaina had the most cases (more than 20 cases each); followed by Kīhei (11-20 cases); Makawao, Spreckelsville, Kula and Haʻikū ( 6-10 cases); and Hāna and Molokaʻi (1-5 cases each).
Age breakdown is not readily available by county; nevertheless there is a breakdown of the statewide count. Of the 1688 (excludes 22 locals detected out of state) cases taped * as of July 27 statewide (upgraded weekly): 171 were 0-19 years of ages (among which needed hospitalization); 617 were 20-39 years old (13 of which needed hospitalization); 551 were 40-59 years old (41 of which required hospitalization; and four deaths); and 349 were 60+ years of ages (88 of which needed hospitalization; and 21 deaths).
Hawaiis Triple Digit Case Count Has Officials Considering Reinstatement of Measures.
Maui Mayor Michael Victorino is enacting a number of brand-new guidelines in the middle of record triple-digit single day boosts in brand-new COVID-19 cases. While state authorities said Wednesdays boost was prepared for, the governor said he would be dealing with the mayors to renew some of the steps that were unwinded in current weeks.
Guv David Ige on Wednesday said he would be taking a look at celebrations of no greater than 10 people, review the closure of bars, and limit social events at parks and beaches.
Mayor Victorinos suggestions on Maui include upgraded Public Health Emergency Rules that limitation outside and indoor celebrations to no greater than 10 individuals. Making use of big structures that might draw in events, such as pavilions and tents, are also forbidden at beaches and parks. The rules went into effect on July 31, 2020.
Maui County has six COVID-19 related deaths.

The case count today was 87 news cases, all on Oʻahu. The state set a record for its single-day numbers on Thursday with 124 brand-new cases. There ere also 109 brand-new cases on Wednesday across the state.
The 5th Maui case took place on Monday April 20 and involved a male who had underlying health conditions. The case involved a woman, over the age of 60, with underlying medical conditions.

” Everyone must prevent close contact with others beyond their home members, crowded places, and big events. Act as if everybody around you has the infection and can spread it,” stated Anderson.
The DOH strongly motivates wearing of face masks, physical distancing and most significantly, remaining at home and separated from others to avoid exposing them when ill..
To protect the privacy of people, DOH does not release in-depth information on its investigations unless there is an impending threat to the public.
The case count today was 87 news cases, all on Oʻahu. There ere also 109 brand-new cases on Wednesday across the state.
Island highlights for Saturday, Aug. 1, 2020, are as follows:.

Motivating Coronavirus Case Numbers Partly a Result of Testing Lag
The Hawaii Department of Health is reporting 87 new favorable COVID-19 cases diagnosed on Oahu today for a cumulative overall of 2,197 cases in the state, reported considering that March.
New cases on Oahu are situated and prevalent in many areas including and not limited to: Haleiwa, Hauula, Kāneʻohe, Lāʻie, Mililani, Wahiawa, Waimānalo, Aiea, Ewa Beach, Honolulu appropriate, Kailua, Kapolei, Pearl City, Waianae and Waipahu.
State officials say that while this number is encouraging and lower than previous days, it likewise shows a significant lag in the testing results. With lots of test specimens now being sent out to mainland laboratories for processing, reporting of test outcomes is postponed 5-7 days. This delay may make case numbers appear lower than real disease activity..

Stage 1 will have the temperature scanners installed this month at evictions presently being used for arriving trans-Pacific flights.
Stage 2 will have the temperature level scanners installed at the staying gates in the coming weeks.
Stage 3 anticipates to have the facial imaging devices set up by Dec. 31, 2020.

Quarantine Updates:.
On Monday, July 13, Gov. David Ige announced he is delaying the launch of the states pre-travel testing program by a month to Sept. 1, 2020. He also announced the extension of Hawaiis 14-day quarantine on trans-Pacific travel to the end of August. The governor said he still believes in the program and reports that the state has actually made development, but said spikes on the mainland and here at house have actually stalled the program that lots of correspond to the resuming of tourist in Hawaiʻi.
He concurred that the developments will make economic healing more challenging for Hawaiʻi.
A different quarantine in place for interisland travel was lifted on Tuesday, June 16.; nevertheless, on Friday July 24, amid record increases in cases statewide, Maui Mayor Michael Victorino asked Governor David Ige to restore the 14-Day interisland quarantine. Since the time of this publishing, no choice had actually been made on the demand. Upon lifting the interisland quarantine, the state executed thermal screening, a brand-new interisland travel kind and a more robust contact tracing program.
This applies just to flight within the state, and anyone showing up into the state is still based on a 14-day quarantine as outlined above.
The state has actually considering that picked NEC Corporation, NEC Corporation of America and their partner, Infrared Cameras Inc., to provide thermal temperature screening and facial imaging technology at Hawaiʻis public airports.
The thermal temperature level screening equipment was set up immediately at the Daniel K. Inouye International Airport, Kahului Airport, Līhuʻe Airport, Ellison Onizuka Kona International Airport at Keahole and Hilo International Airport.

” Many of the cases reported just recently are connected with social gatherings,” stated Health Director Bruce Anderson.
This month, multiple cases have been associated with a yoga class, station house, funeral occasions, health clubs, socializing at bars, and training occasions. Infections have been traced to workplaces consisting of however not limited to a construction company and website, non-patient care locations of hospitals, social service companies, nursing and care homes, retail facilities, warehouse and delivery companies..
Multiple home and other cases are mostly associated with social interactions such as house celebrations, beach parties/gatherings, birthday parties, Fathers Day and Fourth of July gatherings, spiritual functions, gathering to view sporting occasions, and co-workers socializing while off-duty..

Hawaiʻi School Board Votes to Approve Delayed Start of School by Two Weeks.
The Hawaiʻi Board of Education on Thursday night (July 30, 2020) voted to postpone the start of the academic year by 2 weeks to Aug. 17th. The delay supplies assurances that health and safety preparedness concerns associating with COVID-19 are resolved which theres enough time for worker training in protocols and virtual learning tools. The board delayed action on a different movement that looked for to waive the statutory law that needs 180 days of instruction, and will review the matter at a later date.
The discussion comes amid record breaking day-to-day COVID-19 case counts in Hawaiʻi. The state tape-recorded another triple-digit record breaking day for new COVID-19 infections with an overall of 124 new cases in the state on Thursday.
– COVID-19 Update: Low Level of Community Spread on Maui, School Assessment.