(Hawaii News Now) Hawaii reports 44 new COVID-19 infections; no new fatalities

(SOURCE: HAWAII NEWS NOW)

HONOLULU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) – Hawaii reported just 44 new COVID-19 infections on Tuesday.

Because of the state’s two-day delay in reporting, those figures are actually from Sunday.

Of the 44 new cases, 32 were on Oahu, six were on the Big Island, five were on Maui. The statewide total for cases now stands at 17,968. There have been 1,243 cases in the last 14 days.

Meanwhile, there were no new fatalities reported. The death toll from the virus stands at 244.

The 14-day average for new cases in Hawaii is down 6%, according to the state Health Department, while it’s down 10% on Oahu. Only Maui County has seen its average for new daily cases rise over the last two weeks.

The island-by-island breakdown of cases is below:

Oahu

  • 15,362 total cases
  • 997 cases in the last 14 days
  • 1,138 required hospitalization
  • 190 deaths

Hawaii County

  • 1,605 total cases
  • 119 cases in the last 14 days
  • 78 required hospitalization
  • 34 deaths

Maui

  • 547 total cases
  • 95 cases in the last 14 days
  • 61 required hospitalization
  • 17 deaths

Lanai

  • 106 total cases
  • 0 cases in the last 14 days
  • 5 required hospitalization
  • 0 deaths

Molokai

  • 18 total cases
  • 0 cases in the last 14 days
  • 1 required hospitalization
  • 0 deaths

Kauai

  • 113 total cases
  • 31 cases in the last 14 days
  • 6 required hospitalization
  • 1 deaths

Out-of-state

  • 217 total cases
  • 2 required hospitalization
  • 2 deaths

This story will be updated.

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