80 new instances reported over weekend

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Jan 11, 2021

The Maui Information

The state Division of Well being reported 80 new instances of COVID-19 on Maui over the weekend, elevating the whole for the county to 1,408.

For the 2 weeks ending Sunday, the biggest variety of instances was reported within the ZIP code space for Kahului with 125. As of Friday, a COVID cluster at Harbor Lights condominium had grown to 92, officers mentioned.

Seventy-six instances every have been reported within the ZIP code areas for Wailuku and Kihei, and 45 instances have been reported within the Lahaina ZIP code space through the two weeks.

Hale Makua Well being Companies reported Saturday {that a} employees member examined optimistic for COVID-19 at its Kahului facility, following a report Friday {that a} resident there had examined optimistic for COVID-19.

The employees member is asymptomatic and is in quarantine at dwelling, based on a information launch from Hale Makua.

It mentioned the optimistic case was found by means of testing of all residents and employees after the resident was confirmed optimistic. “The 2 instances are unrelated as they didn’t have contact and have been in numerous areas of the ability,” based on the information launch.

“Though that is unlucky information, it reminds us that there could also be asymptomatic people locally, so following all COVID-19 precautions remains to be extraordinarily vital,” Hale Makua CEO Wes Lo mentioned within the information launch. “With the latest enhance of optimistic COVID-19 instances on Maui, I’m hopeful that with the rollout of the vaccine we can slowly take steps again to normalcy once more and our residents can be reunited with their family members.”

Hale Makua suspended in-person household visits Friday after the resident was confirmed to have examined optimistic.

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