HAWAI‘I COVID-19 JOINT INFORMATION CENTER DAILY NEWS DIGEST April 15, 2021

Posted on Apr 15, 2021 in COVID-19, COVID-19 News Releases, Latest News, Newsroom

Department of Health:

Hawai‘i Reaches One Million Vaccine Doses Mark

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

98 New COVID-19 Cases Reported

DOH reports 98 new cases of coronavirus today.

This report includes cases up until Tuesday 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. April 13, 2021

Island of Diagnosis New Cases Reported since

2/28/2020

(including new cases)

O‘ahu 59 23,928
Hawai‘i 14 2,618
Maui 24 3,188
Kaua‘i 0 199
Moloka‘i 1 35
Lānaʻi 0 111
HI residents diagnosed outside of HI 0 996
Total Cases 98 31,075++
Deaths    0 473

Hospitalizations as of 8:30 a.m., April 14, 2021: Hawai‘i-5, Maui-13, O‘ahu-23, Kaua‘i-0

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

Weekly Cluster Report Attached

Department of Public Safety:
Inmate Population Clear of COVID, Statewide Testing Continues
COVID-19 testing is continuously being conducted statewide at all facilities. Currently the inmate population at all facilities is clear of active COVID-19 cases. The Hawai‘i Community Correctional Center (HCCC) reports 91 negative inmate test results received so far. No HCCC inmates have reported symptoms but as a precaution the facility enacted their pandemic protocol to quarantine the facility and suspend all inmate movement after an HCCC employee reported testing positive Monday.

The Maui Community Correctional Center reports 23 negative inmate test results and 42 negative staff results. The O‘ahu Community Correctional Center reports 88 negative inmate results, Halawa Correctional Facility reports seven (7) negative inmate results and the Women’s Community Correctional Centre reports four (4) negative inmate results.

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:

17,799 Passengers Arrive on Wednesday

Yesterday, a total of 17,799 people arrived in Hawai‘i from out of state. A total 11,896 people indicated they came to Hawai‘i for vacation. There were also 1,387 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:

https://hawaiicovid19.com/travel-partners/

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

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

Email: [email protected]

Call Center Number: 1-800-GO-HAWAII

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

https://hawaiicovid19.com/vaccine/

Vaccine Call Center: 808-586-8332

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

https://hawaiicovid19.com/data-dashboard/

Safe Travels Digital Platform:

https://hawaiicovid19.com/travel/data/

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 [email protected]

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