Coronavirus Updates

15 New COVID Cases Reported on Kauaʻi

Posted October 23, 2021, 12:54 PM HST

The Hawai‘i State Department of Health Kaua‘i District Health Office reported 15 new cases on Saturday, Oct. 23.

Today’s cases consist of one visitor and 14 residents. Of the 15 new cases, two are children and 13 are adults. Five of the cases are related to mainland travel. The remaining 10 cases are considered community-acquired. Nine of the community-acquired infections are close contacts of a previously announced case or are tied to an active cluster. The remaining case has no known source of infection.

Today’s cases bring the number of active cases to 75, with three hospitalized, and 2,611 cumulative cases. Kaua‘i’s cumulative case count includes 2,552 confirmed locally, eight probable, and 51 positive cases diagnosed elsewhere, as they received their pre-travel test results after arriving on island.