Big Island Coronavirus Updates

Big Island Reports 2800th COVID Case

May 26, 2021, 12:16 PM HST
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The Hawai‘i Department of Health reported 50 new cases of coronavirus Wednesday. The statewide total is now 35,974. No new COVID-related deaths were reported.

Nine new cases of the virus were identified on the Big Island Wednesday, per county statistics. The state’s two-week average is 50 new cases daily, with a test positivity rate of 1.0%.

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: 26,238
Maui: 3,617
Hawai‘i: 2,800
Kaua‘i: 315
Lana‘i: 112
Moloka‘i: 54
Pending: 0
Out-of-State: 1,176

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A total of 2,302 individuals have been hospitalized as a result of COVID-19 infection since the pandemic began, while at least 496 have died.

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To date, a total of 1,480,432 shots of vaccine have been administered statewide.

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