Big Island Coronavirus Updates

Big Island Virus Total Hits Highest Mark in Months Friday

July 16, 2021, 12:16 PM HST
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The Hawai‘i Department of Health reported 147 new cases of coronavirus statewide Friday, bringing the overall total to 38,966. One new COVID-related death was also reported.

A total of 27 new cases were identified on the Big Island Friday, with 149 active cases and nine persons hospitalized, according to information provided by Hawai´i County Civil Defense. The state’s two-week average is now 86 new cases daily, with a test positivity rate of 2.9%.

The island-by-island case count is as follows:

O‘ahu: 27,771
Maui: 3,956
Hawai‘i: 3,349
Kaua‘i: 450
Lana‘i: 112
Moloka‘i: 57
Pending: 0
Out-of-State: 1,451

A total of 2,550 individuals have been hospitalized as a result of COVID-19 infection since the pandemic began, while at least 523 have died.

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To date, a total of 1,723,223 vaccinations have been administered statewide.

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