The Hawai‘i State Department of Health Kaua‘i District Health Office reported eight new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, Nov. 4.
Today’s cases consist of three visitors and five residents. Of the eight new cases, two are children and six are adults. Three of the cases are related to mainland travel. The remaining five cases are considered community-acquired. Four 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 97, with five hospitalized, and 2,774 cumulative cases. Kaua‘i’s cumulative case count includes 2,715 confirmed locally, eight probable, and 51 positive cases diagnosed elsewhere, as they received their pre-travel test results after arriving on island.