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Hawaii COVID cases trending downward after recent peak

Hawaii COVID cases trending downward after recent peak

Last month we reported about the start of a COVID surge in Hawaii. Case numbers reached record highs for the state. The following image is a screen shot from https://health.hawaii.gov/coronavirusdisease2019/current-situation-in-hawaii/.   Now, thankfully, cases have recently been on a downward trend as you can see from the chart above. COVID hospitalizations are also trending downward. […]

COVID cases surging in Hawaii

COVID cases surging in Hawaii

Sadly, the state of Hawaii is recording their highest case counts since the start of COVID-19. As you can see from the above epidemic curve chart, cases are on a sharp incline. You can review all the official data at hawaiicovid19.com/data-dashboard. According to the Star Advertiser, Hawaii hospitals are edging towards capacity. At the moment, […]

Hawaii officials consider requiring pre-travel COVID testing again for both vaccinated and unvaccinated travelers as COVID cases surge + Aloha Friday Photo

Hawaii officials consider requiring pre-travel COVID testing again for both vaccinated and unvaccinated travelers as COVID cases surge + Aloha Friday Photo

On Thursday, August 5th, Hawaii reported the single highest-day COVID cases since the start of this pandemic. The state recorded 655 cases. Per KHON2, Hawaii officials are considering re-instituting pre-travel testing for fully vaccinated travelers. It was just under a month ago, on July 9th, that the pre-travel testing was waived for fully vaccinated travelers. […]

Data shows tourists visiting Hawaii have least impact on Hawaii COVID-19 cases

Data shows tourists visiting Hawaii have least impact on Hawaii COVID-19 cases

Many readers have commented to us that they’ve seen negative sentiments aimed at visitors by some Hawaii residents. Much of it seems to be aimed at placing all the blame of Hawaii’s COVID-19 cases on visitors. What does the data say? Does it support that presumption? No, it does not! In fact, it shows that […]

Dubai cuts hospitality options as Covid-19 cases rise | News

Dubai cuts hospitality options as Covid-19 cases rise | News

Dubai has announced a new set of measures designed to slow the rising number of Covid-19 cases recorded in the emirate. Coming into force today, the new rules will remain in place until the end of the month. The United Arab Emirates as a whole is currently seeing around 3,000 daily cases Covid-19, up from […]

easyJet elects to store fleet as Covid-19 cases surge | News

easyJet elects to store fleet as Covid-19 cases surge | News

The two largest low-cost carriers in Europe have opted for very different fleet operating strategies to help them ride out the industry crisis, as passenger demand collapses once again in the face of a second wave of Covid-19 infections and associated travel restrictions to curb the spread. Research from Cirium comparing daily fleet activity for […]

Hawaii COVID-19 cases trending downward. Will tourism open October 1?

Hawaii COVID-19 cases trending downward. Will tourism open October 1?

Let’s look at the recent information regarding Hawaii virus rates and what experts are saying regarding tourism reopening. Declining Hawaii COVID-19 Cases After Hawaii’s August surge in COVID-19 cases, which prompted a response by the U.S. Surgeon General and a second stay-at-home order, the virus load is trending downwards. The positivity rate is also trending […]

US Virgin Islands closes borders as Covid-19 cases return | News

US Virgin Islands closes borders as Covid-19 cases return | News

In an effort to contain the spread of Covid-19, the United States Virgin Islands is closing its doors once again to leisure visitors. From Wednesday, arrivals will be suspended for at least one month. Governor Albert Bryan announced the territory will revert to the ‘stay-at-home’ phase of its Covid-19 response, for the next two weeks, […]

Hurtigruten sees 56 Covid-19 cases onboard MS Roald Amundsen | News

Hurtigruten sees 56 Covid-19 cases onboard MS Roald Amundsen | News

A total of 37 crew members and 16 guests have now tested positive for Covid-19 onboard MS Roald Amundsen, according to figures from the Norwegian Institute of Public Health. The Hurtigruten operated ship is currently moored in Tromsø, Norway, as authorities try to contain the outbreak. Cases were first reported last weekend, with the line […]

Hawaii’s pre-travel COVID-19 test plan is still “under construction” as Hawaii cases increase

Hawaii's pre-travel COVID-19 test plan is still "under construction" as Hawaii cases increase

Gov. Ige held press conferences on July 6 and 7. (You can view the July 6th conference here and July 7th here if you have more than a couple of hours to kill.) Between the two press conferences, the governor has indicated that the pre-travel testing program is still “under construction.” Yesterday, July 7, 2020, […]

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