March 19, 2021 at 1:01 p.m. HST
The Hawaiian Department of Health reported 99 new cases of coronavirus on Friday, bringing the nationwide total to 28,608. A new death from COVID has been reported.
The state’s two-week average is 64 new cases per day with a test positivity rate of 1.2%. Daily numbers have increased on both the Big Island and Maui. The latter reported new clusters when Mayor Michael Victorino described the problem as “complacency” with virus logs.
Seven new cases were identified on the Big Island on Friday, according to DOH statistics. The state’s virus tracker can be accessed here, which shows cases by district on all islands.
The number of cases from island to island is as follows:
Outside the state: 890
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Since the pandemic began, a total of 1,957 people have been hospitalized as a result of COVID-19 infection, while at least 452 people have died.