The state Department of Health Kaua‘i District Health Office announced eight new cases of COVID-19 Sunday.
The cases consist of one visitor and seven residents. All eight are adults. One of the cases is related to mainland travel. The remaining seven 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 three cases have no known source of infection, including two whom investigators have been unable to reach after repeated attempts or who refused to provide information.
Today’s cases bring the number of active cases in Kaua‘i County to 78, with seven hospitalized, and 3,343 cumulative cases. Kaua‘i’s cumulative case count includes 3,279 confirmed locally, eight probable and 56 positive cases diagnosed elsewhere, as they received their pre-travel test results after arriving on island.
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