COVID Cases Double Overnight to 128 Thursday
The Hawai‘i Department of Health reported 128 new cases of coronavirus on Thursday. The statewide total is now 32,922. One new COVID-related death was also reported.
Ten new cases of the virus were identified on the Big Island Thursday, per DOH statistics. The state’s two-week average is 94 new cases daily, with a test positivity rate of 1.7%.
Most of the 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:
A total of 2,173 individuals have been hospitalized as a result of COVID-19 infection since the pandemic began, while at least 486 have died.
To date, a total of 1,266,849 doses of vaccine have been administered.