Big Island Coronavirus Updates

Hawai‘i Surpasses 38K COVID Cases Since Start of Pandemic

July 5, 2021, 12:28 PM HST
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The Hawai‘i Department of Health reported 48 new cases of coronavirus statewide Monday, bringing the overall total to 38,043. No new COVID-related deaths were reported.

Six new infections were identified on the Big Island Monday, with 87 active cases and five people hospitalized, according to statistics provided by Hawai´i County Civil Defense. The state’s two-week average is 45 new cases daily, with a test positivity rate of 1.7%. 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:

O‘ahu: 27,257
Maui: 3,893
Hawai‘i: 3,220
Kaua‘i: 389
Lana‘i: 112
Moloka‘i: 56
Pending: 0
Out-of-State: 1,339

A total of 2,490 individuals have been hospitalized as a result of COVID-19 infection since the pandemic began, while at least 518 have died.

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To date, a total of 1,690,038 doses of vaccine have been administered statewide. That number may be incomplete.

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