Big Island Coronavirus Updates

Virus Cases Top 200 For Second Straight Day

July 23, 2021, 12:23 PM HST
* Updated July 23, 12:27 PM
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The Hawai‘i Department of Health reported 233 new cases of coronavirus statewide Friday, bringing the overall total to 40,125. No new COVID-related deaths were reported.

A total of 39 new cases were identified on the Big Island Thursday, with 277 active cases and seven individuals hospitalized, according to Hawai´i County Civil Defense.

Following nine consecutive days of case counts in the triple-digits, the state’s two-week average is now 144 new cases daily, with a test positivity rate of 4.1%.

A map documenting new cases by district across all islands can be accessed at the DOH website.

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


O‘ahu: 28,487
Maui: 4,017
Hawai‘i: 3,517
Kaua‘i: 497
Lana‘i: 112
Moloka‘i: 57
Pending: 0
Out-of-State: 1,564


A total of 2,609 individuals have been hospitalized as a result of COVID-19 infection since the pandemic began, while at least 527 have died.

To date, a total of 1,739,884 doses of vaccine have been administered statewide. DOH reports that 59.6% of residents are fully vaccinated, while 66.2% have received at least one dose.

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