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76* New Cases of COVID-19 in the state, Nov 28th

10:13 PM · Nov 28, 2020

17 new cases on island via Hawaii DoH. There have been a total of 1,591 (+17) confirmed cases on Hawaiʻi Island according to DoH. There has been 131 cases on island in the last two weeks. 2 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 was at 1.6%, the state's positivity rate is now at 2%. On Thursday, (11.27.20) there were 637 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 started to rise from numbers seen in late October. DoH reports no new deaths or hospitalizations in today's update. STATE STATS: Total Cases Statewide: 17,784 (+76* today) Cases in the past 14 days: **1,304 Total Hospitalizations: 1,287 (0) Total Deaths: 240 (0) NOTE Dept of Health has listed 32 death on Hawaii Island, there is at least a 1 month delay processing deaths.