The Hawai‘i Department of Health on Friday reported 27 new cases of COVID-19 across all islands.
That number, Hawai‘i’s highest since April, is indicative of a trend that has seen cases swing upward from single-digits to double-digits to more than 20 for the first time in several months. The statewide case total now stands at 789.
The county-by-county case count is as follows:
- Honolulu: 551
- Maui: 121
- Hawai‘i: 83
- Kaua‘i: 22
- Pending: 0
- Out-of-State Diagnoses: 12
To date, 96 people have been hospitalized as a result of COVID-19 infection, while 17 have died. A total of 642 individuals have been released from isolation and are considered recovered.
There is currently one active case of the coronavirus on Kaua‘i.