Big Island Coronavirus Updates

DOH Reports 136 New COVID-19 Cases Statewide

April 2, 2021, 1:32 PM HST
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The Hawai‘i Department of Health reported 136 new cases of coronavirus Friday, raising the statewide total to 29,927. Zero new COVID-related deaths were reported.

Friday is the eighth day in the last nine days that Hawai‘i has registered at least 100 new cases. The state’s two-week average is 100 new cases daily, with a test positivity rate of 1.9%.

Fourteen new cases were identified on the Big Island Friday, per DOH statistics.

According to a DOH map, which tracks cases of the virus by district across all islands, at least 61 new cases have been identified in the greater Hilo area over the previous two weeks, while at least 30 have been reported in the Kailua-Kona area. Other districts are also reporting cases, though generally fewer than 10 over the previous two-week period.

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

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O‘ahu: 23,213
Maui: 2,918
Hawai‘i: 2,501
Kaua‘i: 195
Lana‘i: 111
Moloka‘i: 34
Pending: 0
Out-of-State: 955

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A total of 2,009 individuals have been hospitalized as a result of COVID-19 infection since the pandemic began, while at least 463 people have died.

DOH reported that 634,442 doses of the vaccine had been administered across all islands as of Friday.

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