The Hawai‘i State Department of Health Kaua‘i District Health Office reported 18 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, Nov. 24.
Today’s cases are all residents. Of the 18 new cases, four are children and 14 are adults. One of the cases is related to mainland travel. The remaining 17 cases are considered community-acquired. Thirteen of the community-acquired infections are close contacts of a previously announced case or are tied to an active cluster. The remaining four cases have no known source of infection.
Today’s cases bring the number of active cases to 115, with 10 hospitalized, and 3,107 cumulative cases. Kaua‘i’s cumulative case count includes 3,047 confirmed locally, eight probable, and 52 positive cases diagnosed elsewhere, as they received their pre-travel test results after arriving on island.