Big Island Active Virus Cases Surpass 300
The Hawai‘i Department of Health reported 258 new cases of coronavirus statewide Saturday, bringing the overall total to 40,383. No new COVID-related deaths were reported.
A total of 44 new cases were identified on the Big Island Saturday, with 302 active cases and five individuals hospitalized, according to Hawai´i County Civil Defense.
Following 10 consecutive days of case counts in the triple-digits, the state’s two-week average is now 161 new cases daily, with a test positivity rate of 4.4%.
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:
A total of 2,624 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.