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155* New Cases of COVID-19 in the state, Oct 9th

10:16 PM · Oct 9, 2020

45 new cases via Hawaii DoH and HCCD. There have been a total of 911 (+45) confirmed cases on Hawaiʻi Island according to DoH, with 206 (+37 net) active cases of COVID-19 implied. As of yesterday, 7 are hospitalized at the Hilo Medical Center, 1 in the ICU, 6 in the COVID Unit. Hawaii Island Deaths Total via HCCD: 36 (+2) -- "27 from the Yukio Okutsu State Veterans Home and 6 community at the Hilo Medical Center, 2 from Life Care Center, per their website...." (HMC) One death has yet to be accounted for in this breakdown. A death of COVID-19 has been reported at Kona Community Hospital, where 2 additional patients are on ventilators in the ICU. ... 7-day average on test positivity on island is trending up, now at 3% (HDOH), the state 7-day avg is now 2.7%. Yesterday, Hawaii Island had 1,078 tests processed on island. Total Cases Statewide: 13,300 (+155 today) Released from Isolation: 10,651 (+47) Total Required Hospitalization: 911 (+11) Total Deaths: 166 (+2) *As a result of updated information, one case from Honolulu was removed from the counts. (DOH)

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