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12 new cases of COVID-19 on Kaua‘i Sunday

LIHU‘E — The state Department of Health Kaua‘i District Health Office announced 12 new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday.

Sunday’s cases bring the number of active cases to 76, with five hospitalized, and 11,851 cumulative cases.

More detailed information on new cases is available on the state DOH COVID-19 data dashboard, at health.hawaii.gov/coronavirusdisease2019/current-situation-in-hawaii/.

For more information on the county’s COVID-19 response, visit kauai.gov/COVID-19.

State DOH case investigators will generally contact positive cases within a day or two of receiving the positive test result. With the shortened isolation period, in some instances case investigators will not be able to reach positive cases before the end of the isolation period.

Those receiving positive tests should isolate at home immediately and notify close contacts, workplaces and schools. Do not wait to hear from a case investigator. Isolation and quarantine guidance are available at the DOH website, via the document Home-Isolation-and-Quarantine-Guidance.pdf.

For more information about isolation and quarantine, visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website at cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/your-health/quarantine-isolation.html.

Free vaccinations and testing area offered islandwide. For details on the vaccination sites, visit kauai.gov/vaccine. For a full list of testing sites and more details, visit kauai.gov/covidtest.
Source: The Garden Island

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