The Hawai‘i State Department of Health Kaua‘i District Health Office reported two new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday, April 24.
Saturday’s cases are both adult female residents. One case is related to inter-island travel and the other is community-acquired. Contacts are being identified, directed to quarantine, and offered testing.
Vaccination is widely available on the island. The community must also continue to wear masks, avoid large gatherings, practice distancing, wash hands, and stay home when sick. For details, visit Kauai.gov/vaccine. Those who plan to travel can protect themselves and their families by being fully vaccinated before traveling.
Today’s cases bring the number of active cases to 14, with 250 cumulative cases. Kaua‘i’s cumulative case count includes 215 confirmed locally, two probable, and 33 positive cases diagnosed elsewhere, as they received their pre-travel test results after arriving on island.
For more information on the county’s COVID-19 response, visit www.kauai.gov/COVID-19.
For more information on the state’s COVID-19 cases or the state’s Safe Travels program, visit hawaiicovid19.com.