Big Island still has 1 active case–state has 67 active cases

Hawaii has added 2 new cases to its case count, bringing it to 639.  Today there were 2 new cases reported, one on the Big Island and one on O’ahu.

On Friday, State Department of Health had added one to the Big Island, but now say that was not correct.  In any case, Hawaii Island has a total of 76 cumulative cases, with 1 active case.  The state has 67 active cases.  There have been no new deaths reported, so the count stands at 17, and 82 people have required hospitalization.


Cumulative totals as of 12:00 noon on May 16, 2020


COVID-19 Positive* Cases

Total Cases 639 (2 newly reported)§
Released from Isolation† 572
Required Hospitalization 82
Deaths 17

By County

COVID-19 Positive* Cases

Total Cases 76 total
Released from Isolation† 75
Required Hospitalization 1
Deaths 0
Total Cases 415 total
Released from Isolation† 381
Required Hospitalization 57
Deaths 11
Total Cases 21 total
Released from Isolation† 20
Required Hospitalization 1
Deaths 0
Total Cases 117‡ total
Released from Isolation† 96
Required Hospitalization 22
Deaths 6
HI Residents diagnosed outside of HI 10 total
Required Hospitalization 1
County Pending 0 total

*Includes presumptive and confirmed cases, data are preliminary and subject to change; note that CDC provides case counts according to states of residence.

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).

One case is a Lanai resident whose exposure is on Maui Island and who will be remaining on Maui Island for the interim.

§As a result of updated information, one case was removed from the counts (From Hawaii County)