Big Island Coronavirus Updates

Two More Succumb to Virus in Hawai‘i

May 21, 2021, 2:28 PM HST
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The Hawai‘i Department of Health reported 61 new cases of coronavirus Friday. The statewide total is now 35,726.

Two new COVID-related deaths were reported:

  • An O’ahu man, 70-79 years, who had been hospitalized with underlying conditions.
  • An O’ahu woman, 70-79 years, who had been hospitalized with underlying conditions.

Three new cases of the virus were identified on the Big Island Friday, per DOH statistics. The state’s two-week average is 76 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:

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O‘ahu: 26,069
Maui: 3,587
Hawai‘i: 2,776
Kaua‘i: 313
Lana‘i: 112
Moloka‘i: 50
Pending: 0
Out-of-State: 1,161

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A total of 2,280 individuals have been hospitalized as a result of COVID-19 infection since the pandemic began, while at least 494 have died.

To date, a total of 1,437,758 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered statewide.

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