Big Island Coronavirus Updates

Big Island Active Virus Cases Surpass 300

July 24, 2021, 12:15 PM HST
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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:


O‘ahu: 28,632
Maui: 4,035
Hawai‘i: 3,561
Kaua‘i: 505
Lana‘i: 114
Moloka‘i: 57
Pending: 0
Out-of-State: 1,577


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.

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