Coronavirus Updates

New COVID-19 Case Reported on Kaua‘i

Posted January 12, 2021, 2:28 PM HST

The Hawai‘i State Department of Health Kaua‘i District Health Office reported one new case of COVID-19 on Tuesday, Jan. 12.

Today’s case is an adult female resident whose source of infection is travel-related. All active cases are in isolation, and one case remains hospitalized on O‘ahu. Close contacts are being identified, directed to quarantine, and offered testing.

Today’s case brings the number of active cases to 19, with 196 cumulative cases. Kaua‘i’s cumulative case count includes 169 confirmed locally, one probable, and 26 positive cases diagnosed elsewhere, as they received their pre-travel test results after arriving on island.

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