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57* New Cases of COVID-19 in the state, Nov 29th

10:15 PM · Nov 29, 2020

4 new cases on island via Hawaii DoH. There have been a total of 1,595 (+4) confirmed cases on Hawaiʻi Island according to DoH. There has been 123 cases on island in the last two weeks. 2 are currently hospitalized on the island (HCCD). Hawaii Island Deaths Total: 49 (0) – "7 community at the Hilo Medical Center, 4 community at the Kona Community Hospital, 10 from Life Care Center, per their website, 27 from the Yukio Okutsu State Veterans Home." (HMC, Life Care Center). One fatality is outstanding from classification. 7-day average on test positivity on island is at 1.5%, the state's positivity rate is now at 1.8%. On Friday, (11.28.20) there were 606 tests processed on island. 743 passenger arrivals on island Nov 26th. The most passenger arrivals since March so far is 1,475 on Nov 21st, arrivals have had a bump in the week before Thanksgiving but has returned to levels seen since the Oct 15th pre-travel screening program began. DoH reports no new deaths or hospitalizations in today's update. STATE STATS: Total Cases Statewide: 17,840 (+57* today) Cases in the past 14 days: **1,354 Total Hospitalizations: 1,288 (+1) Total Deaths: 244 (+4) NOTE Dept of Health has listed 32 death on Hawaii Island, there is at least a 1 month delay processing deaths. *As a result of updated information, one case from out-of-state was reclassified to Oahu, and one case from Oahu was removed from the counts.

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