Coronavirus Updates

14 New COVID Cases Confirmed on Kauaʻi

Posted November 16, 2021, 1:34 PM HST

The Hawai‘i State Department of Health Kaua‘i District Health Office reported 14 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, Nov. 16.

Today’s cases consist of one visitor and 13 residents. Of the 14 new cases, one is a child and 13 are adults. Two of the cases are related to mainland travel. The remaining 12 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 three cases have no known source of infection, including two whom investigators have been unable to reach after repeated attempts or who have refused to provide information.

Today’s cases bring the number of active cases to 128, with 11 hospitalized, and 2,980 cumulative cases. Kaua‘i’s cumulative case count includes 2,920 confirmed locally, eight probable, and 52 positive cases diagnosed elsewhere, as they received their pre-travel test results after arriving on island.