Big Island Identifies 6 New COVID Cases, Surpasses 1,600 Total
The Hawai‘i Department of Health reported 44 new cases of coronavirus Tuesday, raising the statewide total to 17,968. No new COVID-related deaths were reported.
Hawai’i’s two-week average is 80 new cases daily, with a test positivity rate of 1.7%. The state’s virus tracker, which maps active cases by district across all islands, can be accessed here.
A total of six new cases were identified on the Big Island, according to DOH statistics.
The county-by-county case count is as follows:
- Honolulu: 15,362
- Hawai‘i: 1,605
- Maui: 547
- Kaua‘i: 113
- Lana‘i: 106
- Moloka‘i: 18
- Pending: 0
- Out-of-State: 217
A total of 1,291 individuals have been hospitalized as a result of COVID-19 infection, while at least 244 have died.