Highest Number of Cases Reported in 2 ½ Months
27 additional cases of COVID-19, reported by DOH today, is the highest number in Hawai‘i since April 2. O‘ahu has 25 new cases, with one each on Maui and Kaua‘i (reported by the county yesterday). At least one (1) new case and potentially five (5) others that are still under investigation are associated with gatherings at a home in Waipahu.
In Waiʻanae, five (5) new cases are believed to be associated with two community care foster family homes, all located on the same property.
All of the new cases are Hawai‘i residents. 22 are adults and five (5) are pediatric cases.