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The Latest: 123 New Cases; Schools Set To Reopen Aug. 17; Ige: State Needs More Contact Tracers

Jul 31, 2020
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Updated: 7/31/2020, 12:02 p.m.

State health officials reported another 123 new cases of COVID-19 -- the third day in a row of 100-plus infections. All are on Oahu except four in Maui County. Yesterday, Hawaii set a record with 124 cases. That overtook Wednesday's record of 109 new cases. 

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LIHUE, Hawaii — Businesses on Kauai are offering large discounts to lure back customers after a near complete end to tourist visits to the Hawaiian island since the coronavirus outbreak in the spring.

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Updated: 7/18/2020, 12:07 p.m.

The Hawaii Health Department today reported 20 new cases, following yesterday's two new deaths, which brought the state total to 24. Twenty-three new cases of COVID-19 were also reported yesterday. Of today's new cases, 15 are on Oahu, 2 on Hawaii Island and 3 are pending determination of location.

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What to do about Hawaii's 14-day quarantine as we look down the road to reopen for more tourism, maybe on Sept. 1. Are we ready? We are just coming off a COVID briefing where lawmakers demanded answers to that very question. What more should we be doing? What are the legal lines around enforcement, testing and improving compliance?

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Updated 7/16/20 at 12:10 p.m.

Where we stand

The Hawai’i Health Department reported 19 new cases of COVID-19 today. Sixteen cases are on Oahu, and three cases are pending. The number of deaths remains at 22.

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Updated: 07/14/2020, 1:11 p.m.

Where we stand

The Hawai’i Health Department reported 22 new cases of COVID-19 today. Nineteen cases are reported on Oahu, and three are on Hawaii Island. The number of deaths remains at 22.

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Updated: 5/19/2020, 12:12 p.m.

 

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Hawaii recorded one new coronavirus cases today, continuing a run of days with zero or few additional cases and spurring the moves to reopen the economy.

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A tourist from New York was arrested for allegedly violating Hawaii's traveler quarantine after he posted on Instagram photos of himself sunbathing and carrying a surfboard, state officials said.

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HONOLULU (AP) -- Flying to a faraway beach might seem like the perfect way to escape a pandemic, but for isolated Pacific islands, controlling the coronavirus means cutting off tourism.

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Data from the Hawaii Department of Health show that most confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the islands are local residents. But some legislators are calling for increased quarantine restrictions on visitors.

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Updated: 4/1/2020, 3:30 p.m.

Hawaii's coronavirus case count jumped today to 258, according to the state health department's latest update. The number of positive and presumptive positive cases represents an increase of 34 from yesterday. Oahu now has a total of 182 coronavirus cases, Maui 26, Kauai 12 and the Big Island 18. 

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Updated 3/20/20, 4 p.m.

Latest coronavirus cases

The Hawaii Department of Health says the state total of confirmed and presumptive positive cases of the coronavirus now stands at 37. Two cases of community spread have been confirmed, officials said in an update Friday afternoon. The latest numbers reflect 11 new cases since yesterday. One is a child, the state's first young case of COVID-19.

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At least 18 Americans who returned home from a quarantined cruise ship are infected with the new virus, bringing the number of cases in the U.S. to 35, health officials said Friday.

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YOKOHAMA, Japan — About 500 passengers left the cruise ship Diamond Princess on Wednesday at the end of a much-criticized two-week quarantine aboard the vessel, docked in Japan, that failed to stop the spread of the new virus among passengers and crew.

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TRAVIS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. — More than 300 American cruise ship passengers, including 14 who tested positive for coronavirus, were being quarantined at military bases in California and Texas on Monday after arriving from Japan on charter flights overnight.

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TOKYO — Americans Cheryl and Paul Molesky are trading one coronavirus quarantine for another.

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LOS ANGELES — A quarantine order has been issued for students and staff at two Los Angeles universities who may have been exposed to measles and either have not been vaccinated or can't verify that they have immunity.