Mayor Michael Victorino released the following statement on the fifth COVID-19-related death in Maui County:
"A fifth death related to COVID-19 in Maui County has been confirmed by the Department of Health. Joycelyn and I extend our deepest condolences to the family and friends of this Maui County resident. We mourn for each and every person lost to this virus, and ask the community to surround each family with love and support.
According to DOH, the man was over 65-years-old and had underlying health conditions. He had been at Maui Memorial Medical Center since late last year. His passing is considered related to the MMMC cluster, which as of yesterday had 36 staff and 20 patients under investigation as potentially associated with the cluster."