The Hawai‘i State Department of Health Kaua‘i District Health Office reported 15 new cases on Thursday, Oct. 28.
Today’s cases consist of one visitor and 14 residents. Of the 15 new cases, one is a child and 14 are adults. Four of the cases are related to mainland travel. The remaining 11 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 two cases have no known source of infection.
Today’s cases bring the number of active cases to 113, with five hospitalized, and 2,688 cumulative cases. Kaua‘i’s cumulative case count includes 2,629 confirmed locally, eight probable, and 51 positive cases diagnosed elsewhere, as they received their pre-travel test results after arriving on island.