Sunday 4/26 COVID-19 Daily Update

COVID Cases Today

World: Cases: 2.97M (+70k).  Deaths: 206k (+4k)

USA: Cases: 965k (+27k).  Deaths: 54.8k (+1.1k).  Total Tested: 5.4M (+300k)

Hawaii: Cases:  606 (+2).  Deaths: 14 (+0).  Hospitalized: 68 (+0). Recovered: 488 (+6)


If cities open up, Hawaii could place all arrivals in one quarantine location (KITV, April 26, 2020)

If Hawaii continues to enforce a 14-day quarantine for arrivals, the state is looking at creating a single facility to house visitors in quarantine to ensure compliance.

HTA: 3 days of increasing passenger arrivals (KITV, April 26, 2020)

There were 135 visitors arriving in Hawaii on Saturday.

Sunday’s COVID-19 case count: 2 new cases, statewide total 606

Ige limits independent power of county mayors in latest proclamation (Hawaii News Now, April, 26, 2020)

Ige’s most recent proclamation order on Saturday apparently allows the state more power to control county responses to the pandemic.  The rules now should help make an organized response while allowing counties some ability to request specific policy for their counties.

Residential evictions on hold for another month under moratorium (Hawaii News Now, Apri 26, 2020)

Landlords cannot kick out anyone who fails to pay residential rent through May 31st, an extension from the April 20th moratorium. Violators face a misdemeanor charge, punishable by up to one year in jail or a $5,000 fine.

Here’s How The Coronavirus Has Transformed Hawaii (Civil Beat, April 26, 2020)

A collection of interesting statistics showing how daily life has changed ranging from traffic to prisoner releases to energy consumption, and other data about responses to COVID.