Big Island Approaches 3K COVID Cases
The Hawai‘i Department of Health reported 62 new cases of coronavirus Thursday. The statewide total is now 36,793. No new COVID-related deaths were reported.
Nine new cases of the virus were identified on the Big Island Thursday. The state’s two-week average is 51 new cases daily, with a test positivity rate of 0.9%.
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 2,377 individuals have been hospitalized as a result of COVID-19 infection since the pandemic began, while at least 505 have died.
To date, a total of 1,592,739 vaccine doses have been administered statewide.