Big Island Coronavirus Updates

Rising COVID Case Trend Creeping Back Into Big Island Numbers

March 12, 2021, 1:09 PM HST
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Coronavirus cases have been climbing steadily on the Big Island over the last week, approaching or eclipsing double-digit tallies daily. The largest number of reported Big Island COVID-19 cases came Friday, with a total of 15 identified countywide.

The Hawai‘i Department of Health reported 66 new cases of coronavirus across all islands Friday, raising the statewide total to 28,145. One new COVID-related death was also reported.

The state’s two-week average is 54 new cases daily, with a test positivity rate of 1.2%. 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: 22,230
Maui: 2,403
Hawai‘i: 2,317
Kaua‘i: 186
Lana‘i: 108
Moloka‘i: 28
Pending: 0
Out-of-State: 873


A total of 1,922 individuals have been hospitalized as a result of COVID-19 infection since the pandemic began, while at least 449 people have died.

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