Big Island Coronavirus Updates

Big Island Reports Four New Virus-Related Hospitalizations Overnight

July 27, 2021, 12:44 PM HST
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The Hawai‘i Department of Health reported 162 new cases of coronavirus statewide Tuesday, bringing the overall total to 40,984. No new COVID-related deaths were reported.

A total of 27 new cases were identified on the Big Island Tuesday, with 389 active cases and nine individuals hospitalized, according to Hawai´i County Civil Defense. The increase in coronavirus cases has been expected with more travel and the arrival of the Delta variant in the Hawaiian Islands.

The state’s two-week average is now 190 new cases daily, with a test positivity rate of 4.7%. 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: 29,003
Maui: 4,080
Hawai‘i: 3,685
Kaua‘i: 515
Lana‘i: 114
Moloka‘i: 57
Pending: 0
Out-of-State: 1,616

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A total of 2,657 individuals have been hospitalized as a result of COVID-19 infection since the pandemic began, while at least 529 have died.

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To date, a total of 1,746,867 doses of vaccine have been administered statewide. DOH reports that 59.8% of residents are fully vaccinated, while 66.4% have received at least one dose.

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