Big Island Coronavirus Updates

DOH Reports 42 New COVID-19 Cases Statewide

March 9, 2021, 12:08 PM HST
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The Hawai‘i Department of Health reported 42 new cases of coronavirus Friday, raising the statewide total to 27,977. No new COVID-related deaths were reported.

The state’s two-week average is 49 new cases daily, with a test positivity rate of 1.1%.

Seven new cases were identified on the Big Island, according to DOH statistics. The state’s virus tracker, which maps cases by district across all islands, can be accessed here.

The island-by-island case count is as follows:

O‘ahu: 22,147
Maui: 2,356
Hawai‘i: 2,289
Kaua‘i: 186
Lana‘i: 108
Moloka‘i: 27
Pending: 0
Out-of-State: 864

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A total of 1,905 individuals have been hospitalized as a result of COVID-19 infection since the pandemic began, while at least 445 people have died.

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