34 New COVID-19 Cases Detected on Big Island
The Hawai‘i Department of Health reported 163 new cases of coronavirus statewide Monday, bringing the overall total to 40,822. No new COVID-related deaths were reported.
A total of 34 new cases were identified on the Big Island Monday, with 369 active cases and five individuals hospitalized, according to Hawai´i County Civil Defense. The increase in Coronavirus cases is expected with more travel and the arrival of the Delta variant.
The state’s two-week average is now 185 new cases daily, with a test positivity rate of 4.6%. 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 2,633 individuals have been hospitalized as a result of COVID-19 infection since the pandemic began, while at least 529 have died.
To date, a total of 1,744,704 doses of vaccine have been administered statewide. DOH reports that 59.8% of residents are fully vaccinated, while 66.3% have received at least one dose.