June 30 to July 6, 2022 COVID-19 update: 20 deaths, 4,381 new infections in Hawaii

The Hawaii Department of Health reported 4,381 new COVID-19 cases for the week of June 30-July 6, 2022, down 981 cases from the previous week. There were 20 deaths.

It is the seventh consecutive week that the number of cases has fallen.

The number of people hospitalized with COVID-19 on July 6 is 155, down 41 from a week earlier. As of July 6, 11 people are on intensive care beds and six people on ventilators with the virus, according to the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency.

  • June 30 – July 6, 2022: 20 deaths, 4,381 new infections
  • 23-29 June 2022: 15 deaths, 5,362 new infections
  • 16-22 June 2022: 15 deaths, 5,482 new infections
  • June 9-15, 2022: 9 deaths, 7199 new infections
  • June 2-8, 2022: 8 deaths, 8,033 new infections
  • May 26 – June 1: 6 deaths, 8.124 new infections
  • 19-25 May: 5 deaths, 8,924 new infections
  • 12-18 May: 12 deaths, 7.149 new infections
  • 5th-11th May 2022: 6 deaths, 5,768 new infections
  • April 28 – May 4, 2022: 10 deaths, 4,249 new infections
  • 21-27 April 2022: 11 deaths, 3,370 new infections
  • 14-20 April 2022: 17 deaths, 1,736 new infections
  • 7th-13th April 2022: 8 deaths, 1,327 new infections
  • March 31 – April 6, 2022: 3 deaths, 1,194 new infections
  • 24-30 March 2022: 6 deaths, 1.187 new infections
  • 17-23 March 2022: 5 deaths, 827 new infections
  • 10th-16th March 2022: 14 deaths, 1,092 new infections
PC: State Department of Health

The latest weekly count includes 540 cases in Maui, 516 on the island of Hawaii, 205 in Kauaʻi, eight in Molokaʻi, one in Lānaʻi and 279 out of state. Oahu has 2,832 new COVID-19 cases.

Of this week’s 4,381 cases, 3,591 cases were identified as confirmed and 790 cases were probable added to the count. Confirmed cases included: 2,245 on O’ahu (+587 likely); 388 on Hawaii Island (+128 probable); 500 on Maui (+40 likely); 187 on Kaua’i (+18 likely); eight on Molokaʻi (+0 likely); one on Lānaʻi (+0 likely); and 262 Hawaii residents diagnosed out of state (+17 probable).

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The number of “active” cases nationwide fell by 1,399 cases to 8,622 over two weeks.

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Hawaii’s COVID-19 deaths rose to 1,524, with 20 new deaths reported over the past week.

*The State Department of Health updates deaths every Wednesday on the DOH Disease Outbreak Control Division data dashboard.

In Maui County, the seven-day average for new daily cases is 43.3 per 100,000; or an average of 72 per day over the past week. The county test positivity rate is 17.9%, and the statewide positivity rate is now 15.1%.

State officials announced a transition plan from emergency response to public health management in late April.

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Maui Mayor Michael Victorino is urging the public to use “respectful masking” and practice “COVIDsense” amid recent Maui hospitalizations.

As of 9:00 a.m. on July 6, 2022, the latest available data, 21 people were hospitalized with COVID-19 in Maui County, an increase of two people from a week ago. Of the 21 hospitalized people, five are unvaccinated and 16 are vaccinated (with nine boosted). None of these patients are in intensive care or on ventilators.

The number of hospital admissions remains below both the 41 reported during the peak of the delta rise in August 2021 and the previous Omicron high of 56 reported on January 28, 2022.

July 6, 2022. PC: Maui Health

The new cases bring the cumulative total of cases to 313,076 (Approved and likely) nationwide, reported as of February 28, 2020.

To date, there have been 1,524 COVID-19-related deaths in Hawaii, including: 1,135 on O’ahu, 145 in Maui County, 198 on the island of Hawai’i, 34 in Kaua’i, and 12 deaths among residents diagnosed out of state.

QUARANTINE UPDATES:

Availability of COVID-19 tests on Maui:

Tests on Maui are available at the following locations:

  • Lahaina: Lahaina Civic Center | Mondays and Saturdays, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.‍
  • ‍Kīhei: 1280 S. Kīhei Road (behind Ace Hardware) | Tuesday and Thursday, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. ‍
  • ‍Kahului: 348 Lehuakona St. (in Maui’s Marketplace) | Wednesdays and Saturdays, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m
  • Mauliola Pharmacy at the Cameron Center in Wailuku, Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. (Booster shots are also available at the pharmacy Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.)

Additional test locations throughout the county of Maui are posted here.

Medical consultation, treatment options for COVID patients:

Doctors on call Maui provides information, medical advice, and can discuss treatment options with COVID-19 patients, including those who have self-tested at home. Doctors on Call offers private telemedicine video visits via smartphone or iPhone. The telemedical visits are confidential and are covered by insurance companies. Telemedicine visits are available seven days a week from 8am to 8pm. For more information, visit: doctorsoncallmaui.com or call 808-667-7676.

Availability of the COVID-19 vaccination:

For a comprehensive list of Maui County vaccination locations and availability, visit mauinuistrong.info/vaccination-locations.

The immunization clinic at Maui Memorial Medical Center is available on Fridays from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm to schedule booster vaccinations. Additional vaccination sites available throughout the month will be posted here.

In mid-June, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration granted emergency use vaccine approval for children ages 6 months to less than 5 years of age for the pediatric version of the Pfizer-BionTech and Moderna vaccines. The CDC said in a news release that all children, including children who already have COVID-19, should be vaccinated. Vaccination locations in Hawaii for children under 5 years old will be listed on the Vaccines page at hawaiicovid19.com as soon as the vaccines arrive.

Children ages 5-11 are now eligible for a COVID-19 booster shot five months after their first Pfizer BioNTech shot.

Kaiser Permanente’s Maui Lani Medical Office offers Keiki (Pfizer’s vaccine and booster) vaccines for children ages 5 to 11 years old. by arrangement. Schedule an appointment for your child by visiting kp.org electronically. Non-members can make an appointment by calling 808-243-6000 (TTY 711), Tuesday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m

22. COVID-19 Emergency Call; and Maui County Public Health Emergency Rules Available Online

The Hawai’i Department of Health has switched from daily to weekly reporting of COVID-19 data effective March 9, 2022. Case numbers and vaccination updates are now published every Wednesday.

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