Number of COVID-19 Cases at Maui Memorial Medical Center Rises to 31

Since mid-March through April 7, fifteen healthcare workers at Maui Memorial Medical Center have been identified as COVID-19 positive by MMMC infection control staff. Four patients are under investigation as potentially linked to this cluster.

Since April 8 an additional 90 healthcare personnel and 36 patients have been tested. Some results are pending, but an additional seven staff and five patients have tested positive, bringing the total number of people (healthcare workers and patients) under investigation to 31 as of yesterday according to DOH officials.

By tomorrow the hospital will have notified 194 patients who received care at MMMC by affected healthcare workers.

DOH is assisting with telephone outreach and testing of impacted patients and healthcare providers are ongoing.

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