HAWAI‘I COVID-19 JOINT INFORMATION CENTER DAILY NEWS DIGEST April 22, 2021

Posted on Apr 22, 2021 in COVID-19 News Releases, Latest News, Newsroom

Department of Health:

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

101 New COVID-19 Cases and Two New Deaths Reported

DOH reports 101 new cases of coronavirus today and the death of an O‘ahu man, 30-39 yrs, who had been hospitalized. It is not known whether he had underlying conditions. Additionally, the death of a Maui woman, 50-59 yrs., with underlying conditions and who had been in the hospital was reported.

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 20, 2021

Island of Diagnosis New Cases Reported since

2/28/2020

(including new cases)

O‘ahu 76 24,325
Hawai‘i 9 2,660
Maui 9 3,294
Kaua‘i 2 205
Moloka‘i 0 36
Lānaʻi 0 111
HI residents diagnosed outside of HI 5 1,027
Total Cases 101 31,658++
Deaths    2 476

Hospitalizations as of 8:30 a.m., April 21, 2021: Hawai‘i-4, Maui-16, O‘ahu-20, Kaua‘i-0

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

Weekly Cluster Report Attached

Department of Public Safety:
Statewide Testing Continues

COVID-19 testing is continuously being conducted statewide at all facilities. There are no new positive results to report. The Maui Community Correctional Center reports 10 negative inmate test results and 34 negative staff results. The active positive inmate count remains unchanged at one (1). The O‘ahu Community Correctional Center reports 21 negative inmate test 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:

March Vacation Rental Performance

Today the Hawai‘i Tourism Authority released its monthly Vacation Rental Performance Report. In March 2021, the total monthly supply of statewide vacation rentals was 587,300 unit nights (-32.6%) and monthly demand was 365,700 unit nights (-34.4%). That resulted in an average monthly unit occupancy of 62.3 percent (-1.7 percentage points) for March, which was nearly 20 percent higher than the occupancy of Hawai‘i’s hotels (43.1%). The unit average daily rate (ADR) for vacation rental units statewide in March was $248 (+3.6%), which was less than the ADR for hotels ($285). To read the full report:https://www.hawaiitourismauthority.org/media/7126/hta-march-2021-hawaii-vacation-rental-performance-final.pdf

18,069 Passengers Arrive on Tuesday

Yesterday, a total of 18,069 people arrived in Hawai‘i from out of state. A total 12,044 people indicated they came to Hawai‘i for vacation. There were also 1,645 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