The Hawai‘i State Department of Health Kaua‘i District Health Office reported eight new cases on Wednesday, Oct. 13.
Today’s cases are all adult residents. Four of the cases are related to travel – three mainland and one interisland. The remaining four cases are considered community-acquired. Two of the community-acquired infections are close contacts of a previously announced case or are tied to one of our active clusters. The remaining two community-acquired cases have no known source of infection.
Today’s cases bring the number of active cases to 67, with two hospitalized, and 2,515 cumulative cases. Kaua‘i’s cumulative case count includes 2,456 confirmed locally, eight probable, and 51 positive cases diagnosed elsewhere, as they received their pre-travel test results after arriving on island.