Big Island Coronavirus Updates

Hawaii COVID Cases Close in on 100 For Second Straight Day

April 16, 2021, 12:13 PM HST
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The Hawai‘i Department of Health reported 98 new cases of coronavirus on Friday, the second straight day of exactly 98 new cases. The total raised the statewide tally to 31,171 since the pandemic began. One new COVID-related death was also reported.

Three new cases of the virus were identified on the Big Island Friday, following totals of 14 and 15 on the previous two days, per DOH statistics. A DOH map that tracks cases by district across all islands can be accessed on the state’s website.

The state’s two-week average is 83 new cases daily, with a test positivity rate of 1.6%.

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

O‘ahu: 23,993
Maui: 3,205
Hawai‘i: 2,621
Kaua‘i: 199
Lana‘i: 111
Moloka‘i: 35
Pending: 0
Out-of-State: 1,007

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A total of 2,073 individuals have been hospitalized as a result of COVID-19 infection since the pandemic began, while at least 474 people have died.

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To date, 1,027,849 doses of coronavirus vaccine have been administered statewide.

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