HAWAI‘I COVID-19 JOINT INFORMATION CENTER DAILY NEWS DIGEST Feb. 17, 2021Posted on Feb 17, 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 is included each Wednesday (not available as of distribution deadline today).
Electronic Lab Reporting Undercount Today
DOH reports 29 new cases of coronavirus today. There was one (1) additional death of an O‘ahu man, 70-79-years-old, who had underlying conditions and passed away in the hospital.
For a second day, a temporary interruption in electronic laboratory reporting (ELR) caused cases to be undercounted. The DOH Disease Outbreak and Control Division (DOCD) notes all reporting feeds were re-established yesterday by 3:30 p.m. and DOCD expects to see catch-up reporting of additional cases over the next one to two days.
This report includes cases up until Monday 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. Feb. 15, 2021
|Island of Diagnosis||New Cases||Reported since
(including new cases)
|HI residents diagnosed outside of HI||2||795|
Hospitalizations as of 8:30 a.m. on 2/16/21 – Hawai‘i-1, Maui-5, O‘ahu-32, Kauaʻi-0
++As a result of updated information, one case from out-of-state was recategorized to O‘ahu. One case was incorrectly categorized from Moloka‘i to Maui and this will be corrected in tomorrow’s counts.
Department of Public Safety:
Statewide Inmate Testing Continues
COVID-19 testing is continuously being conducted statewide at all facilities. The Maui Community Correctional Center (MCCC) reported one (1) negative inmate test result today. No MCCC staff have reported having COVID-19. Halawa Correctional Facility (HCF) reports one (1) more staff recovery. HCF is clear of all active inmate cases. The Oʻahu Community Correctional Center (OCCC) reported 59 negative inmate results. OCCC is also clear of all active inmate cases. For more information on PSD’s planning and response efforts to COVID-19:
Hawaiʻi Tourism Authority:
8,900 Passengers Arrive on Tuesday
Yesterday, a total of 8,900 people arrived in Hawai‘i from out of state. A total 4,905 people indicated they came to Hawai‘i for vacation. There were also 1,230 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:
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