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Seven New COVID Cases on Big Island Thursday

March 18, 2021, 1:23 PM HST
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The Hawai‘i Department of Health reported 88 new cases of coronavirus Thursday, raising the statewide total to 28,509. No new COVID-related deaths were reported.

The state’s two-week average is 60 new cases daily, with a test positivity rate of 1.1%.

Seven new cases were identified on the Big Island Thursday, 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: 22,419
Maui: 2,527
Hawai‘i: 2,354
Kaua‘i: 186
Lana‘i: 109
Moloka‘i: 30
Pending: 0
Out-of-State: 884

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A total of 1,943 individuals have been hospitalized as a result of COVID-19 infection since the pandemic began, while at least 451 people have died.

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