Big Island Coronavirus Updates

Hawai´i Hits COVID-19 Vaccine Benchmark

May 27, 2021, 5:00 PM HST
* Updated May 27, 4:22 PM
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The Hawai´i Department of Health announced that more than half the state’s population has been fully vaccinated against COVID-19, as of Thursday, May 27.

Approximately 816,000 residents of Hawai´i have received at least one does of a coronavirus vaccine. That is roughly 58% of the state’s total population.

To date, more than 1.5 million doses have been administered across all islands.

The increase in vaccinations across Hawai´i has resulted in Gov. David Ige rolling back mask mandates for residents and visitors outdoors, whether they have been vaccinated or not.

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