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Hawai‘i Surpasses 36K Cases of COVID-19 Thursday

May 27, 2021, 1:46 PM HST
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The Hawai‘i Department of Health reported 58 new cases of coronavirus Thursday. The statewide total is now 36,032. Two new COVID-related deaths were also reported.

Six new cases of the virus were identified on the Big Island Thursday, per DOH statistics. The state’s two-week average is 49 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: 26,277
Maui: 3,627
Hawai‘i: 2,806
Kaua‘i: 315
Lana‘i: 112
Moloka‘i: 54
Pending: 0
Out-of-State: 1,178

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A total of 2,313 individuals have been hospitalized as a result of COVID-19 infection since the pandemic began, while at least 498 have died.

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To date, a total of 1,505,110 shots of vaccine have been administered statewide.

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