Big Island Coronavirus Updates

Big Island Reports Zero New COVID Cases Tuesday

May 18, 2021, 1:09 PM HST
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The Hawai‘i Department of Health reported 56 new cases of coronavirus Tuesday. The statewide total is now 33,889. No new COVID-related deaths were reported.

No new cases of the virus were identified on the Big Island Tuesday, 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: 25,939
Maui: 3,576
Hawai‘i: 2,763
Kaua‘i: 310
Lana‘i: 112
Moloka‘i: 47
Pending: 0
Out-of-State: 1,142

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A total of 2,240 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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