Big Island Coronavirus Updates

DOH Identifies 36 New COVID Infections

June 17, 2021, 12:30 PM HST
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The Hawai‘i Department of Health reported 36 new cases of coronavirus Thursday. The statewide total is now 37,170. No new COVID-related deaths were reported.

Two new infections were identified on the Big Island Thursday, with 182 active cases and five hospitalized individuals. The state’s two-week average is 47 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: 26,789
Maui: 3,800
Hawai‘i: 3,088
Kaua‘i: 339
Lana‘i: 112
Moloka‘i: 55
Pending: 0
Out-of-State: 1,255

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A total of 2,405 individuals have been hospitalized as a result of COVID-19 infection since the pandemic began, while at least 507 have died.

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To date, a total of 1,627,801 doses of vaccine have been administered statewide.

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