Big Island Coronavirus Updates

Three New COVID-Related Deaths Tallied Statewide

April 28, 2021, 2:27 PM HST
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The Hawai‘i Department of Health reported 69 new cases of coronavirus on Wednesday. The statewide total is now 32,110. Three new COVID-related deaths were also reported.

One new case of the virus was identified on the Big Island Wednesday, per DOH statistics. The state’s two-week average is 77 new cases daily, with a test positivity rate of 1.4%.

Most of the 79 active cases on the Big Island are located in the Kailua-Kona and Hilo areas. A DOH map that tracks cases by district across all islands can be accessed on the department’s website.

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

O‘ahu: 24,670
Maui: 3,345
Hawai‘i: 2,683
Kaua‘i: 225
Lana‘i: 111
Moloka‘i: 37
Pending: 0
Out-of-State: 1,039

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A total of 2,117 individuals have been hospitalized as a result of COVID-19 infection since the pandemic began, while at least 482 have died.

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To date, a total of 1,181,972 doses of COVID-19 vaccination have been administered statewide.

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