Kauai officers mentioned this morning that the island has one new confirmed coronavirus case and a second possible an infection that’s pending laboratory outcomes.
The Kauai District Well being Workplace mentioned the confirmed case is expounded to inter-island journey whereas the possible case is a family contact.
Each persons are in isolation and all shut contacts of the 2 contaminated people have been directed to quarantine and supplied testing, officers mentioned.
If each circumstances are confirmed by the state, Kauai’s complete variety of circumstances because the begin of the pandemic would improve to 61. The state Division of Well being’s official coronavirus tally for the island has remained at 59 all month.
“Whereas pre- and post-travel testing can present a further layer of safety, a quarantine is at all times the most secure choice,” mentioned Mayor Derek S.Okay. Kawakami in a information launch. “Vacationers now have the choice to check out of quarantine, however it’s nonetheless suggested that you just preserve your distance from others as a lot as potential for 14 days after journey.”