Over 15,000 tourists arrive on Sunday as COVID numbers climb

Hawaii has been experiencing a series of triple-digit new COVID-19 cases over the past several days as the number of tourists continues to rise with Sunday seeing over 15,000 arriving for a vacation in the Aloha State.

Here is the Hawaii Daily COVID-19 update of coronavirus reports and statistics from government departments as of Monday, March 29, 2021.

Department of Health:

https://health.hawaii.gov/coronavirusdisease2019/what-you-should-know/current-situation-in-hawaii/

Daily and Weekly Preliminary Vaccine Administration Updates

103 New COVID-19 Cases Reported Today.

DOH reports 103 new cases of coronavirus today.

This report includes cases up until Saturday at 11:59 p.m. Full data is posted on the State COVID-19 dashboard and on the DOH Disease Outbreak & Control Division website daily: hawaiicovid19.com/dashboard.

Hawai‘i COVID-19 Counts as of 11:59 p.m. March 27, 2021   

Island of Diagnosis          New CasesReported since 2/28/2020 (including new cases)
O‘ahu          5222,976
Hawai‘i          102,457
Maui         362,815
Kaua‘i         0189
Moloka‘i          034
Lānaʻi      0110
HI residents diagnosed outside of HI         5930
Total Cases          10329,511
Deaths          0462

Hospitalizations as of 8:30 a.m. on 3/25/21 – Hawai‘i-0, Maui 21, O‘ahu-18, Kauaʻi-0

Case Counts Through the Holiday Weekend

102 New COVID-19 Cases Reported on 3/28/21

DOH reported 102 new cases of coronavirus on Sunday.

This report includes cases up until Friday at 11:59 p.m. Full data is posted on the State COVID-19 dashboard and on the DOH Disease Outbreak & Control Division website daily: hawaiicovid19.com/dashboard.

Hawai‘i COVID-19 Counts as of 11:59 p.m. March 26, 2021   

Island of Diagnosis          New CasesReported since 2/28/2020 (including new cases)
O‘ahu          6122,924
Hawai‘i          152,447
Maui         262,779
Kaua‘i         0189
Moloka‘i          034
Lānaʻi      0110
HI residents diagnosed outside of HI         0925
Total Cases          10229,408
Deaths          0452

113 New COVID-19 Cases, 3 Deaths Reported on 3/27/21

DOH reported 113 new cases of coronavirus on Saturday. Three deaths were also reported.

O‘ahu

  • Male, 70-79 yrs, underlying conditions, hospitalized

Maui

  • Male, 50-59 yrs, underlying conditions, hospitalized
  • Male, 60-69 yrs, underlying conditions, hospitalized

This report includes cases up until Thursday at 11:59 p.m. Full data is posted on the State COVID-19 dashboard and on the DOH Disease Outbreak & Control Division website daily: hawaiicovid19.com/dashboard.

Hawai‘i COVID-19 Counts as of 11:59 p.m. March 25, 2021   

Island of Diagnosis          New CasesReported since 2/28/2020 (including new cases)
O‘ahu          6022,863
Hawai‘i          142,432
Maui         302,753
Kaua‘i         1189
Moloka‘i          034
Lānaʻi      0110
HI residents diagnosed outside of HI         8925
Total Cases          11329,306++
Deaths          3452

++As a result of updated information, one case on O‘ahu was removed from the counts.

125 New COVID-19 Cases, 1 Death Reported on 3/26/21

DOH reported 125 new cases of coronavirus on Friday. One death was also reported.

Maui

  • Female, 80+ yrs, underlying conditions, hospitalized

This report includes cases up until Wednesday at 11:59 p.m. Full data is posted on the State COVID-19 dashboard and on the DOH Disease Outbreak & Control Division website daily: hawaiicovid19.com/dashboard.

 Hawai‘i COVID-19 Counts as of 11:59 p.m. March 24, 2021   

Island of Diagnosis          New CasesReported since 2/28/2020 (including new cases)
O‘ahu          6122,804
Hawai‘i          142,418
Maui         442,723
Kaua‘i         0188
Moloka‘i          034
Lānaʻi      0110
HI residents diagnosed outside of HI         6917
Total Cases          12529,194++
Deaths          1459

++As a result of updated information, two cases on O‘ahu were removed from the counts.

Department of Public Safety:

Statewide Inmate Testing Continues   

COVID-19 testing is continuously being conducted statewide at all facilities. The Women’s Community Correctional Center (WCCC) reports one (1) negative inmate result. As a result of the two (2) employees who reported positive results last week, the facility enacted its pandemic protocol to quarantine the facility and suspend all inmate movement. No WCCC inmates have reported symptoms. DOH is contact tracing and WCCC is coordinating mass testing with the assistance of the Hawaiʻi National Guard. 

The Maui Community Correctional Center (MCCC) reports 39 inmate results. Of that number, five (5) were positive and 34 were negative. There are no MCCC inmates in the hospital. There were also 10 negative staff results reported. The Oʻahu Community Correctional center reports 28 negative inmate test result. For more information on PSD’s planning and response efforts to COVID-19: http://dps.hawaii.gov/blog/2020/03/17/coronavirus-covid-19-information-and-resources/

Hawaiʻi Tourism Authority:

21,518 Passengers Arrive on Sunday

Yesterday, a total of 21,518 people arrived in Hawai‘i from out of state. A total 15,334 people indicated they came to Hawai‘i for vacation. There were also 2,341 returning residents. The trans-Pacific passenger arrival data is derived from data provided by the Safe Travels digital system.

To view more: https://www.hawaiitourismauthority.org/covid-19-updates/trans-pacific-passenger-arrivals/

Helpful Resources

Trusted Testing and Travel Partners:

The state of Hawai‘i only accepts Nucleic Acid Amplification Test (NAAT) from a certified Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendment (CLIA) lab test results from Trusted Testing and Travel Partners. For the full list of domestic trans-Pacific, inter-county, international and airline partners or information on how to become a Trusted Testing Partner, go to:

Safe Travels Hawai‘i Program:
Program overview: https://hawaiicovid19.com/travel/ 

FAQs: https://hawaiicovid19.com/travel/faqs/ 

Email: info@gohawaii.com 

Call Center Number: 1-800-GO-HAWAII 

COVID-19 Vaccine Status in Hawai‘i and FAQs:

Vaccine Call Center: 808-586-8332  

COVID-19 Expanded Dashboard (Tables, Charts, and Visualizations):

Safe Travels Digital Platform:

Kaua‘i County:
Kaua‘i COVID-19 webpage: https://www.kauai.gov/COVID-19
To report violators: https://www.kauai.gov/KPD-Online-Reporting

Vaccine Information: https://www.kauai.gov/vaccine

Maui County:
Maui County travel and COVID-19 information :https://www.mauicounty.gov  

To report violators: (808) 244-6400 or mpdquarantine@mpd.net   

Hawai‘i County:
Hawai‘i County COVID-19 webpage:
https://coronavirus-response-county-of-hawaii-hawaiicountygis.hub.arcgis.com/pages/travel 

Critical infrastructure and medical travel request: https://survey123.arcgis.com/share/e2f4ce19aa854964a8fd60bec7fbe78c 
To report violators: 808-935-3311 

City & County of Honolulu: 
Honolulu COVID-19 webpage: oneoahu.org 

COVID-19 Vaccine Information:  http://www.oneoahu.org/vaccine

Hawai‘i COVID-19 Joint Information Center:

All media inquiries should be directed to the appropriate State department

Previous Hawaii Daily COVID-19 information

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