16 New Cases Confirmed on Kauaʻi
The Hawai‘i State Department of Health Kaua‘i District Health Office reported 16 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday, Nov. 19.
Today’s cases are all residents. Of the 16 new cases, six are children and 10 are adults. Three of the cases are related to mainland travel. The remaining 13 cases are considered community-acquired. Twelve 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 120, with 11 hospitalized, and 3,038 cumulative cases. Kaua‘i’s cumulative case count includes 2,978 confirmed locally, eight probable, and 52 positive cases diagnosed elsewhere, as they received their pre-travel test results after arriving on island.