The Hawai‘i Department of Health reported 215 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, bringing the statewide total to 6,984.
Due to the continued surge of cases across the state, but particularly on the island of O‘ahu, Mayor Kirk Caldwell and Gov. David Ige announced Tuesday that Honolulu County will implement a two-week stay-at-home order beginning Thursday at midnight.
No new cases were identified on the island of Kaua‘i Tuesday. According to DOH statistics released at noon, three cases of the virus are currently active across the island. The state’s virus tracker, which maps active cases by district across all islands, can be accessed here. More specific information on case details is not typically provided as part of regular state and county updates.
The county-by-county case count as of Tuesday is as follows:
- Honolulu: 6,382
- Maui: 303
- Hawai‘i: 220
- Kaua‘i: 56
- Pending: 0
- Out-of-State Diagnoses: 23
To date, 419 people have been hospitalized as a result of COVID-19 infection, while 49 have died. A total of 2,236 have been released from isolation and are considered recovered. More than 4,500 cases remain active statewide.