Big Island Coronavirus Updates

Hawaii Reports 80 New COVID Cases Thursday

May 20, 2021, 1:21 PM HST
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The Hawai‘i Department of Health reported 80 new cases of coronavirus Thursday. The statewide total is now 35,665. No new COVID-related deaths were reported.

Three new cases of the virus were identified on the Big Island Thursday, per DOH statistics. The state’s two-week average is 80 new cases daily, with a test positivity rate of 1.5%.

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: 26,030
Maui: 3,585
Hawai‘i: 2,773
Kaua‘i: 310
Lana‘i: 112
Moloka‘i: 49
Pending: 0
Out-of-State: 1,147

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A total of 2,279 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 1,426,107 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered statewide.

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