Coronavirus Updates

Hawai‘i Reports Deadliest Day of Pandemic With 7 Coronavirus-Related Deaths

Posted August 31, 2020, 12:19 PM HST

The Hawai‘i Department of Health (DOH) reported seven new coronavirus-related deaths on Monday, in the grimmest day the state has seen since the pandemic began.

Monday’s tally pushed the statewide death toll to 70, while 133 new cases of COVID-19 were reported across all islands, bringing Hawai‘i’s total infection count to 8,472. None of the new cases were identified on Kaua‘i where two cases remain active, according to DOH statistics. Hawai‘i’s virus tracker, which maps cases by district across all islands, can be accessed here.

The county-by-county case count is as follows:

  • Honolulu: 7,691
  • Hawai‘i: 364
  • Maui: 335
  • Kaua‘i: 57
  • Pending: 0
  • Out-of-State Diagnoses: 25

To date, 508 people have been hospitalized as a result of COVID-19 infection, while 70 have died. A total of 2,578 individuals have been released from isolation and are considered recovered. More than 5,800 cases of the virus remain active statewide.