HAWAI‘I COVID-19 JOINT INFORMATION CENTER DAILY NEWS DIGEST Feb. 1, 2021Posted on Feb 1, 2021 in COVID-19, COVID-19 News Releases, Latest Department News, Newsroom
Department of Health:
Daily Preliminary Vaccine Administration Updates
The chart below will be included in the Daily News Digest, Monday-Friday. A weekly summary with final vaccination numbers will be included each Wednesday.
90 New COVID-19 Cases Reported
DOH reports 90 new cases of coronavirus today. There were no additional deaths.
This report includes cases up until Saturday at 11:59 p.m. Full data is posted on the State COVID-19 dashboard and on the DOH Disease Outbreak & Control Division website at noon each day at hawaiicovid19.com/dashboard.
Hawai‘i COVID-19 Counts as of 11:59 p.m. Jan. 30, 2021
|Island of Diagnosis||New Cases||Reported since
(including new cases)
|HI residents diagnosed outside of HI||6||730|
Hospitalizations as of 8:30 a.m. on 1/26/21 – Hawai‘i-2, Maui-14, O‘ahu-59, Kaua’i‘-0
++As a result of updated information, one case from Maui was recategorized to out-of-state.
Department of Labor and Industrial Relations:
Unemployment Insurance Benefits Extensions Update
DLIR announced over the weekend that programming updates and federal funding have allowed the department to offer a choice of either Extended Benefits (EB20) or Pandemic Unemployment Emergency Compensation (PEUC) for claimants who filed for EB20 between Dec. 15, 2020 and Dec. 28, 2020. The Continued Assistance Act (CAA) was signed into law extending Coronavirus, Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act unemployment provisions last month. The department has already sent emails to claimants who filed in that time frame. The claimants will have until Friday, Feb. 5 at 5:30 p.m. to choose one of the two options. Those who do not respond will automatically be processed for EB20. To view more:
Department of Public Safety:
Inmate and Staff Testing Continues
The Halawa Correctional Facility (HCF) reported one (1) positive staff member result and 12 negative staff member results. The O‘ahu Community Correctional Center reported 21 negative inmate results. The Maui Community Correctional Center reported one (1) positive inmate result and one (1) negative inmate result. For more information on PSD’s planning and response efforts to COVID-19:
Hawaiʻi Tourism Authority:
6,997 Passengers Arrive on Sunday
Yesterday, a total of 6,997 people arrived in Hawai‘i from out of state. A total 3,432 people indicated they came to Hawai‘i for vacation. There were also 1,155 returning residents. The trans-Pacific passenger arrival data is derived from data provided by the Safe Travels digital system.
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:
Safe Travels Hawai‘i Program:
Program overview: https://hawaiicovid19.com/travel/
Email: [email protected]
Call Center Number: 1-800-GO-HAWAII
COVID-19 Vaccine Status in Hawai‘i and FAQs:
Vaccine Call Center: 808-586-8332
COVID-19 Expanded Dashboard (Tables, Charts, and Visualizations):
Safe Travels Digital Platform:
Trans-Pacific Passenger Arrivals Statistics:
Vaccine Information: https://www.kauai.gov/vaccine
Maui County travel and COVID-19 information:
To report violators: (808) 244-6400 or [email protected]
Hawai‘i County COVID-19 webpage:
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
Interisland passengers arriving on O‘ahu are not subject to the mandatory quarantine.
To report violators: 808-723-3900 or [email protected]
Hawai‘i COVID-19 Joint Information Center