HAWAI‘I COVID-19 JOINT INFORMATION CENTER DAILY NEWS DIGEST March 24, 2021

Posted on Mar 24, 2021 in COVID-19, Latest News, Newsroom

Department of Health:

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

Daily and Weekly Preliminary Vaccine Administration Updates

58 New COVID-19 Cases and Three Deaths Reported Today.

DOH reports 58 new cases of coronavirus today. Three deaths were also reported.

O‘ahu

  • 1 male, 70-79 yrs, underlying conditions, hospitalized
  • 1 female, 80+ yrs, underlying conditions, hospice care

Maui

  • 1 male, 50-59 yrs, underlying conditions, died at home

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. March 22, 2021

Island of Diagnosis New Cases Reported since

2/28/2020

(including new cases)

O‘ahu 24 22,662
Hawai‘i 7 2,392
Maui 22 2,659
Kaua‘i 1 188
Moloka‘i 1 34
Lānaʻi 0 110
HI residents diagnosed outside of HI 3 905
Total Cases 58 28,950
Deaths    3 457

Hospitalizations as of 8:30 a.m. on 3/19/21 – Hawai‘i-0, Maui 19, O‘ahu-14, Kauaʻi-0

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) active positive inmate total remains unchanged at three (3). There is one (1) MCCC inmate in the hospital. Although there are no active cases in any other facilities, mass testing continues with DOH assistance. The O‘ahu Community Correctional center reports 38 negative inmate test result. 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:
15,882 Passengers Arrive on Tuesday
Yesterday, a total of 15,882 people arrived in Hawai‘i from out of state. A total 9,548 people indicated they came to Hawai‘i for vacation. There were also 2,425 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