DOH Reports 48 New COVID-19 Cases Statewide
The Hawai‘i Department of Health reported 48 new cases of coronavirus Saturday. The statewide total is now 36,124. One new COVID-related death was reported.
Eleven new cases of the virus were identified on the Big Island Saturday, per DOH statistics. The state’s two-week average is 41 new cases daily, with a test positivity rate of 0.8%.
The Department of Health is currently assisting the Public Safety Department with an outbreak at Hawai‘i Community Correctional Center where 71 inmates have now tested positive.
A 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:
A total of 2,324 individuals have been hospitalized as a result of COVID-19 infection since the pandemic began, while at least 499 have died.