Big Island Coronavirus Updates

DOH Reports 39 New COVID Cases Tuesday

July 6, 2021, 1:52 PM HST
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The Hawai‘i Department of Health reported 39 new cases of coronavirus statewide Tuesday, bringing the overall total to 38,082. No new COVID-related deaths were reported.

Two new infections were identified on the Big Island Tuesday, with 85 active cases and five people hospitalized, according to statistics provided by Hawai´i County Civil Defense. The state’s two-week average is 46 new cases daily, with a test positivity rate of 1.8%. 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: 27,284
Maui: 3,896
Hawai‘i: 3,222
Kaua‘i: 390
Lana‘i: 112
Moloka‘i: 56
Pending: 0
Out-of-State: 1,344

A total of 2,491 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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