Coronavirus Updates

12 New COVID Cases Reported on Kauaʻi

Posted November 27, 2021, 10:21 AM HST

The Hawai‘i State Department of Health Kaua‘i District Health Office reported 12 new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday, Nov. 27.

Today’s cases are all residents. Of the 12 new cases, one is a child and 11 are adults. One of the cases is related to mainland travel. The remaining 11 cases are considered community-acquired. Seven 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, including one whom investigators have been unable to reach after repeated attempts or who has refused to provide information.

Today’s cases bring the number of active cases to 97, with nine hospitalized, and 3,132 cumulative cases. Kaua‘i’s cumulative case count includes 3,072 confirmed locally, eight probable, and 52 positive cases diagnosed elsewhere, as they received their pre-travel test results after arriving on island.