Big Island Coronavirus Updates

State Confirms Only 1 New Coronavirus Case for Second Day in a Row

May 2, 2020, 12:09 PM HST
* Updated May 2, 12:12 PM
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Hawai‘i reported just one new case of coronavirus statewide for the second consecutive day, raising the total to 620 across all islands since testing began in late February.

The county-by-county case count as of noon Saturday is as follows:

  • Honolulu: 400
  • Maui: 117
  • Hawai‘i: 73
  • Kaua‘i: 21
  • Pending: 0
  • Out-of-State Diagnoses: 9

There are currently 72 people hospitalized as a result of COVID-19 infection, while 541 have been released from isolation and are considered recovered. Sixteen people have died in Hawai‘i as a result of the virus.

Hawai‘i County Civil Defense reported no new cases Saturday, making it the fifth day in a six-day stretch with zero new positive tests confirmed on the Big Island. On Thursday, April 30, three new cases were reported on the Big Island.

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