Big Island Coronavirus Updates

COVID Case Count in Hawai‘i Climbs Above 33K

May 7, 2021, 1:27 PM HST
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The Hawai‘i Department of Health reported 115 new cases of coronavirus on Friday. The statewide total is now 33,036. No new COVID-related deaths were reported.

Four new cases of the virus were identified on the Big Island Friday, per DOH statistics. The state’s two-week average is 93 new cases daily, with a test positivity rate of 1.6%.

Most of the active cases on the Big Island remain 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: 25,306
Maui: 3,475
Hawai‘i: 2,725
Kaua‘i: 295
Lana‘i: 112
Moloka‘i: 37
Pending: 0
Out-of-State: 1,086

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A total of 2,177 individuals have been hospitalized as a result of COVID-19 infection since the pandemic began, while at least 486 have died.

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To date, a total of 1,274,050 doses of vaccination have been administered statewide.

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