The State Department of Health (DOH) released its update on COVID-19 cases as of June 16, 2020, with four new cases reported. All four cases were diagnosed on Oahu, but the residency of one case is still under investigation. Two cases involved household contact in separate households.
This brings the total number of reported cases to 505 in the state; and 423 cases released from isolation. DOH reports 17 deaths occurred in the state due to COVID-19.
The Hawaii Tourism Authority reported a total of 1,769 people arrived in Hawaii, including 397 visitors and 543 returning residents. There was a total of 20 arriving flights as of Monday, June 15, 2020.
The mandatory 14-day self-quarantine for interisland travelers was lifted on June 17, 2020 (see article in this issue).