Big Island Coronavirus Updates

DOH Confirms One New Case of Coronavirus, 16th Death Overnight

April 27, 2020, 12:21 PM HST
* Updated April 27, 12:30 PM
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Hawai‘i reported one new case of coronavirus overnight, following just two new cases Sunday. The case was confirmed on Maui.

The statewide total of confirmed COVID-19 cases now stands at 607.

Department of Health officials also reported a 16th death related to COVID-19 Monday, following reports of the 15th virus-related death Sunday evening. DOH said the patient was an O‘ahu woman with underlying health conditions.

The county-by-county breakdown is as follows:

  • Honolulu: 396
  • Maui: 113
  • Hawai‘i: 70
  • Kaua‘i: 21
  • Pending: 0
  • Out-of-State Diagnoses: 7

As of noon Monday, 68 people were hospitalized and 493 had been released from isolation and are considered recovered.

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Of the 607 cases now reported statewide since testing began in late February, 11% have required hospitalization and 80% have recovered. There are currently 98 active cases.

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