Big Island Coronavirus Updates

Hawaii Reports 83 New Cases of COVID Monday

May 17, 2021, 12:08 PM HST
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The Hawai‘i Department of Health reported 83 new cases of coronavirus Monday. The statewide total is now 33,834. No new COVID-related deaths were reported.

Seven new cases of the virus were identified on the Big Island Monday, per DOH statistics. The state’s two-week average is 78 new cases daily, with a test positivity rate of 1.6%.

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: 25,890
Maui: 3,575
Hawai‘i: 2,764
Kaua‘i: 307
Lana‘i: 112
Moloka‘i: 46
Pending: 0
Out-of-State: 1,140

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A total of 2,231 individuals have been hospitalized as a result of COVID-19 infection since the pandemic began, while at least 492 have died.

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To date, a total of 1,362,417 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered.

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