Hawaii health officials today reported seven coronavirus-related deaths and 163 new coronavirus infections statewide, bringing the total since the start of the pandemic to 231 fatalities and 17,098 cases.
No information was immediately available regarding all the latest deaths on Oahu.
The official state Department of Health coronavirus-related death toll rose to 231 and includes 180 fatalities on Oahu, 32 on Hawaii island, 17 on Maui, and two Hawaii residents who died on the mainland.
The Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency said Friday that the Big Island’s COVID-19 death toll remains at 49, however, state health officials have yet to verify coronavirus as a factor in 17 of those deaths.
The U.S. coronavirus death toll was more than 255,000 today as the nation surpassed 12 million cases.
Today’s new infection cases in Hawaii include 123 on Oahu, 15 on the Big Island, 12 on Maui, four on Kauai, and nine Hawaii residents diagnosed outside the state, according to the Health Department. As a result of updated information, one previous infection case from Oahu was removed from the state’s tally.
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Today’s total coronavirus cases by island since the start of the outbreak are 14,698 on Oahu, 1,527 in Hawaii County, 480 on Maui, 106 on Lanai, 91 on Kauai, and 17 on Molokai. There are also 179 Hawaii residents diagnosed outside of the state.…