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17 New Cases on the Big Island

July 18, 2021, 12:30 PM HST
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The Hawai‘i Department of Health reported 164 new cases of coronavirus statewide Sunday, bringing the overall total to 39,254. No new COVID-related deaths were reported.

A total of 17 new cases were identified on the Big Island Sunday. According to Hawai‘i County Civil Defense Agency, there are currently 164 active cases and nine hospitalizations. The state’s two-week average is now 98 new cases daily, with a test positivity rate of 3.1%.

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

O‘ahu: 27,950
Maui: 3,959
Hawai‘i: 3,383
Kaua‘i: 468
Lana‘i: 112
Moloka‘i: 57
Pending: 0
Out-of-State: 1,476

A total of 2,561 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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