An O‘ahu man, older than 60-years-old and a Lānaʻi man, 40-59 years old raise Hawai‘i’s COVID-19 death toll to 45. The O‘ahu victim had an underlying health condition, was hospitalized and passed away on August 15. The Lānaʻiman also had underlying health conditions and had been hospitalized on Maui. His death is believed to be travel related. 230 of the newly reported COVID-19 cases today are on O‘ahu, with five (5) on Hawai‘i island and one (1) from Maui for a total of 236 new cases.
Hawai‘i COVID-19 Counts as of 12:00 noon, August 20, 2020
|Island of Diagnosis||New Cases||Reported since 2/28/2020 (including new cases)|
|HI residents diagnosed outside of HI||0||23|
++ As a result of updated information, one case from Maui was recategorized to O‘ahu, and one case from O‘ahu was removed from the counts.
Hospitalization count as of 8/19/20 at 5:30 pm: 3-Hawai‘i, 16-Maui, 144-O‘ahu,2-Kaua‘i
Laboratory* Testing Data
There were 2,512 additional COVID-19 tests reported via electronic laboratory reporting.
|Total Number of Individuals Tested by Clinical and State Laboratories||Positive||Negative|
*Electronic Laboratory Reporting **23 test results were inconclusive