Big Island Coronavirus Updates

COVID-19 Numbers Recede Noticeably For First Time in More Than Two Weeks

April 6, 2021, 12:24 PM HST
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The Hawai‘i Department of Health reported 61 new cases of coronavirus Tuesday, raising the statewide total to 30,287. No new COVID-related deaths were reported.

Two new cases of the virus were identified on the Big Island Tuesday. A total of 66 cases have been reported in the greater Hilo area over the last two weeks, while at least 39 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 95 new cases daily, with a test positivity rate of 1.8%.

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

O‘ahu: 23,417
Maui: 3,012
Hawai‘i: 2,541
Kaua‘i: 196
Lana‘i: 111
Moloka‘i: 34
Pending: 0
Out-of-State: 976

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A total of 2,020 individuals have been hospitalized as a result of COVID-19 infection since the pandemic began, while at least 467 people have died.

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To date, 681,928 vaccine shots have been administered statewide.

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