The Hawai‘i State Department of Health Kaua‘i District Health Office reported one new case of COVID-19 on Wednesday, April 7.
Today’s case is a male resident who was under quarantine as a household contact of another case. The source of his infection is considered travel-related. Contacts are being identified, directed to quarantine, and offered testing.
Today’s case brings the number of active cases to nine, with 234 cumulative cases. Kaua‘i’s cumulative case count includes 199 confirmed locally, two probable, and 33 positive cases diagnosed elsewhere, as they received their pre-travel test results after arriving on island.