Three More Deaths Reported and 140 New Cases of COVID-19

DOH is reporting the 12th straight day of triple digit newly diagnosed coronavirus cases, with 140 today. All but two (2) of the new cases are on O‘ahu, with one each on Maui and Kaua‘i. The department also reports the 32nd, 33rd and 34th COVID-19 deaths. One is an elderly O‘ahu female, and the two others are elderly O‘ahu men, one who had underlying health conditions. The deaths continue to be under investigation. Health Director Bruce Anderson joins all of Hawai‘i in expressing sympathies to the victim’s family and friends. Please note that one death, removed from the counts last week, involved a patient at the Pearl City Nursing Home. There have been no deaths in Hawai‘i nursing homes to date.  

Hawai‘i COVID-19 Counts as of 12:00 noon, August 10, 2020   

Island of Diagnosis   New Cases   Reported since    2/28/2020    (including new cases)   
O‘ahu   138 3,249 
Hawai‘i   131 
Maui  184 
Kauai  49 
Moloka‘i   
Lana‘i   
HI residents diagnosed outside of HI  23 
Total Cases   140 3,638 
Deaths   33 

Hospitalization count as of 8/7/20 at 4:40 pm: 1-Hawai‘i, 0-Maui, 103-O‘ahu, 1-Kaua‘i 

Laboratory* Testing Data    

There were 3,892 additional COVID-19 tests reported via electronic laboratory reporting.  

Note: On August 6 there were issues with Electronic Lab Reporting. 

Total Number of Individuals Tested    by Clinical and State Laboratories   Positive   Negative   
145,836**   3,638 142,179 

*Electronic Laboratory Reporting **19 test results were inconclusive   

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