9 New COVID Cases Reported on Big Island
The Hawai‘i Department of Health reported 39 new cases of coronavirus statewide Wednesday, bringing the overall total to 38,121. No new COVID-related deaths were reported.
Nine new cases were identified on the Big Island Wednesday, with 82 active cases, and six persons 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:
A total of 2,502 individuals have been hospitalized as a result of COVID-19 infection since the pandemic began, while at least 518 have died.