East Hawai‘i Remains Hottest COVID-19 Infection Spot on Big Island
The Hawai‘i Department of Health reported 95 new cases of coronavirus Monday, raising the statewide total to 30,228. No new COVID-related deaths were reported.
Fourteen new cases of the virus were identified on the Big Island Monday. A total of 65 cases have been reported in the greater Hilo area over the last two weeks, while at least 38 have been identified in the Kailua-Kona area during that same time period, according to a DOH map that tracks cases by district across all islands.
The state’s two-week average is 97 new cases daily, with a test positivity rate of 1.8%.
The island-by-island case count is as follows:
A total of 2,012 individuals have been hospitalized as a result of COVID-19 infection since the pandemic began, while at least 467 people have died.
To date, 674,923 vaccination shots have been administered statewide.