Big Island Cases Trending Upward Mid-Week
The Hawai‘i Department of Health reported 75 new cases of coronavirus statewide Thursday, bringing the overall total to 38,196. One new COVID-related death was reported.
Eight new cases of the virus were identified on the Big Island Thursday, with 84 active cases, and five 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 2.1%.
The island-by-island case count is as follows:
A total of 2,507 individuals have been hospitalized as a result of COVID-19 infection since the pandemic began, while at least 519 have died.
To date, more than 1.7 million doses of coronavirus vaccine have been administered statewide.