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Kaua‘i COVID-19 update: New cases decline to 36 this week

HONOLULU — Data released on Wednesday by the state Department of Health showed a substantial decline in COVID-19 cases with 36 new COVID-19 cases on Kaua‘i from Nov. 22 to Nov. 28, compared with 56 cases the previous week.

Statewide, there were 1,012 new cases, down from 1,169 the previous week.

Kaua‘i’s seven-day COVID-19 case average dropped from eight cases a day to five.

The test positivity rate on Kaua‘i was 6.9 percent, compared with 6.3 percent statewide.

No COVID-19 deaths have been reported on island since September.

Globally, protests have broken out in China over the nation’s harsh “zero-COVID” policy. Chinese government officials said in a statement this week that they plan to crack down on protests.

For a list of COVID-19 testing locations on the island, visit kauai.gov/COVIDTest.

For more information about vaccine providers and the services they offer, people can visit the vaccine-finder map at hawaiicovid19.com/vaccine.

For a list of vaccination locations on Kaua‘i, visit kauai.gov/vaccine or call the DOH Kaua‘i District Health Office at 808-241-3495.

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Guthrie Scrimgeour, reporter, can be reached at 808-647-0329 or gscrimgeour@thegardenisland.com.
Source: The Garden Island

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