Hawai‘i COVID-19 Cases
News Release from Hawaii DoH, May 16, 2020
On 5/16/2020, the Hawai‘i Department of Health reported two new positive cases. One case is on O‘ahu and one on Hawai‘i Island for a cumulative total of 639 cases statewide (reported since 2/28/2020). As a result of updated information, a previous case was removed from the counts.
A total of 39,735 individuals have been tested in the state. (740 new tests)
Detailed information and data about COVID-19 cases in Hawai‘i is available at:
Latest Cases in Hawai'i | Current Situation in Hawai'i | COVID-19 Data Dashboard
LATEST CASES IN HAWAI‘I
Total cases:639 (2 newly reported)*
Residents diagnosed outside of Hawai‘i:10
Required Hospitalization:82‡ (one new hospitalization)
Hawaii deaths:17 (no new deaths)
Released from Isolation:572§ (seven released today)
Cumulative totals as of 12:00pm, May 16, 2020
*AS A RESULT OF UPDATED INFORMATION, ONE CASE WAS REMOVED FROM THE COUNTS (FROM HAWAII COUNTY)
†One case is a Lanai resident whose exposure is on Maui Island and who will be remaining on Maui Island for the interim.
‡Includes Hawaii residents hospitalized out of state. §Includes cases that meet isolation release criteria (Isolation should be maintained until at least 3 days (72 hours) after resolution of fever and myalgia without the use of antipyretics OR at least 10 days have passed since symptom onset, whichever is longer). (The cases that have died and one case that has left the jurisdiction have been removed from these counts).
Positive cases include presumptive and confirmed cases, and Hawaii residents and non-residents; data are preliminary and subject to change. Note that CDC provides case counts according to states of residence.