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COVID-19 update August 4-10, 2022: 14 deaths, 3,189 new infections in Hawaii

The Hawaii Department of Health reported 3,189 new COVID-19 cases for the week of August 4-10, 2022, down 500 cases from the previous week. This is well below the recent peak of 8,924 new infections reported in the week of May 19-25, 2022. There were 14 COVID-19 deaths this week, seven fewer than last week.

The number of people hospitalized with COVID-19 as of Aug. 10 was 142, including 22 on Maui. None of the Maui patients are in intensive care or on ventilators.

PC: Hawaii State Department of Health.
  • August 4-10, 2022: 14 deaths, 3,189 new infections
  • 28 Jul-Aug February 3, 2022: 21 dead, 3,689 new infections
  • 21-27 July 2022: 23 dead4,075 new infections
  • July 14-20, 2022: 13 deaths, 4,329 new infections
  • July 7-13, 2022: 11 deaths, 4,464 new infections
  • June 30 to July 6, 2022: 20 deaths, 4,381 new infections
  • June 23-29, 2022: 15 deaths, 5,362 new infections
  • June 16-22, 2022: 15 deaths, 5,482 new infections
  • June 9-15, 2022: 9 deaths, 7199 new infections
  • June 2-8, 2022: 8 deaths, 8,033 new infections
  • May 26 – June 1: 6 deaths, 8,124 new infections
  • 19-25 May: 5 deaths, 8,924 new infections
  • May 12-18: 12 deaths, 7,149 new infections
  • May 5-11, 2022: 6 deaths, 5,768 new infections
  • April 28 to May 4, 2022: 10 deaths, 4,249 new infections
  • April 21-27, 2022: 11 deaths, 3,370 new infections
  • April 14-20, 2022: 17 deaths, 1,736 new infections
  • April 7-13, 2022: 8 deaths, 1,327 new infections
  • March 31 to April 6, 2022: 3 deaths, 1,194 new infections
  • 24-30 March 2022: 6 deaths, 1,187 new infections
  • 17-23 March 2022: 5 deaths, 827 new infections
  • 10th-16th March 2022: 14 deaths, 1,092 new infections

The latest weekly count includes 342 cases in Maui, 369 on the island of Hawaii, 162 in Kauaʻi, six in Molokaʻi, 0 in Lānaʻi and 48 out of state. Oahu has 2,262 new COVID-19 cases.

Of this week’s 3,189 cases, 2,660 cases were identified as confirmed and 529 cases were probable added to the count. Confirmed cases included: 1,865 on O’ahu (+397 likely); 275 on Hawaii Island (+94 likely); 320 on Maui (+22 likely); 153 on Kaua’i (+9 likely); five on Molokaʻi (+1 probable); 0 on Lānaʻi (+0 likely); and 42 Hawaii residents diagnosed out of state (+6 probable).

The number of “active” cases across the country fell by 864 cases to 6,376 over two weeks.

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Hawaii’s COVID-19 deaths rose to 1,606, with 14 new deaths reported over the past week.

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*The State Department of Health updates deaths every Wednesday on the DOH Disease Outbreak Control Division data dashboard.

In Maui County, the seven-day average for new daily cases is 28.8 per 100,000; or an average of 48 per day over the past week. The county test positivity rate is 12.7%, and the statewide positivity rate is now 12.4%.

State officials announced a transition plan from emergency response to public health management in late April.

As of 9:00 a.m. on August 10, 2022, the latest available data, 22 people with COVID-19 were in the Maui County Hospital. Of the 22 hospitalized individuals, five are unvaccinated and 17 are vaccinated (with 12 being boosted). None of these patients are in intensive care and none are on ventilators.

The number of hospital admissions remains below both the 41 reported during the peak of the delta rise in August 2021 and the previous Omicron high of 56 reported on January 28, 2022.

PC: Maui Health

The new cases bring the total number of cases to 332,822 (Approved and likely) nationwide, reported as of February 28, 2020.

QUARANTINE UPDATES:

Availability of COVID-19 tests on Maui:

Tests on Maui are available at the following locations:

  • Lahaina: Lahaina Civic Center | Mondays and Saturdays, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.‍
  • ‍Kīhei: 1280 S. Kīhei Road (behind Ace Hardware) | Tuesday and Thursday, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. ‍
  • ‍Kahului: 348 Lehuakona St. (in Maui’s Marketplace) | Wednesdays and Saturdays, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m
  • Mauliola Pharmacy at the Cameron Center in Wailuku, Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. (Booster shots are also available at the pharmacy Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.)

Additional test locations throughout the county of Maui are posted here.

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Medical consultation, treatment options for COVID patients:

Doctors on call Maui provides information, medical advice, and can discuss treatment options with COVID-19 patients, including those who have self-tested at home. Doctors on Call offers private telemedicine video visits via smartphone or iPhone. The telemedical visits are confidential and are covered by insurance companies. Telemedicine visits are available seven days a week from 8am to 8pm. For more information, visit: doctorsoncallmaui.com or call 808-667-7676.

Availability of the COVID-19 vaccination:

For a comprehensive list of Maui County vaccination locations and availability, visit mauinuistrong.info/vaccination-locations.

The immunization clinic at Maui Memorial Medical Center is available on Fridays from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm to schedule booster vaccinations. Additional vaccination sites available throughout the month will be posted here.

In mid-June, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration granted an Emergency Use Vaccine Approval for Children 6 months to less than 5 years of age for the pediatric version of the Pfizer-BionTech and Moderna vaccines. The CDC said in a news release that all children, including children who already have COVID-19, should be vaccinated. Vaccination locations in Hawaii for children under 5 years old will be listed on the Vaccines page at hawaiicovid19.com as soon as the vaccines arrive.

Children ages 5-11 are now eligible for a COVID-19 booster shot five months after their first Pfizer BioNTech shot.

Kaiser Permanente’s Maui Lani Medical Office offers Keiki (Pfizer’s vaccine and booster) vaccines for children ages 5 to 11 years old. by arrangement. Schedule an appointment for your child by visiting kp.org electronically. Non-members can make an appointment by calling 808-243-6000 (TTY 711), Tuesday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m

22. COVID-19 Emergency Call; and Maui County Public Health Emergency Rules Available Online

The Hawai’i Department of Health has switched from daily to weekly reporting of COVID-19 data effective March 9, 2022. Case numbers and vaccination updates are now published every Wednesday.

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