No New Cases of COVID-19 Reported, Few Over the Weekend

There were three (3) additional cases of COVID-19 reported by the DOH over the weekend, with two (2) on Saturday and one (1) on Sunday. No new cases are reported today. Additionally, one Hawai‘i island resident, with a suspected false-positive test, was re-tested by the State Laboratory, which confirmed the coronavirus diagnosis as negative. This case was removed from the total count on Saturday. As of today, there have been 640 cases of COVID-19 in Hawai‘i, since reporting began on Feb. 28, 2020.

Hawai‘i COVID-19 Counts as of 12:00 noon, May 18, 2020

Island of Diagnosis New Cases Reported since 2/28/2020 (including new cases) Total Released from Isolation*
O‘ahu 0 415 383
Hawai‘i 0 77 75
Maui 0 115 94
Kaua‘i 0 21 20
Moloka‘i 0 2 2
Lana‘i 0 0 0
Residents Diagnosed outside HI 0 10  
Unknown 0 0  
Total** 0 640  
Total released from isolation     574
Deaths 0 17  

* Includes cases that meet isolation release criteria. Cases that have died and one case that left the jurisdiction have been removed from these counts.

Laboratory* Testing Data

Since Friday, there were 1,516 additional COVID-19 tests reported via electronic laboratory reporting.

Total Number of Individuals Tested by Clinical and State Laboratories Positive Negative
40,511** 638 39,831

*Electronic Laboratory Reporting  **42 test results were inconclusive

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