Big Island Coronavirus Updates

Over 50 New COVID-19 Cases Reported on the Big Island

July 29, 2021, 12:25 PM HST
* Updated July 29, 6:10 PM
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The Hawai‘i Department of Health reported 234 new cases of coronavirus statewide Thursday, bringing the overall total to 41,303. Over the past two days, there have been five new COVID-related deaths reported.

A total of 54 new cases were identified on the Big Island Thursday, with 436 active cases and 12 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 185 new cases daily, with a test positivity rate of 4.8%. 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: 29,186
Maui: 4,110
Hawai‘i: 3,753
Kaua‘i: 527
Lana‘i: 114
Moloka‘i: 57
Pending: 0
Out-of-State: 1,614


A total of 2,684 individuals have been hospitalized as a result of COVID-19 infection since the pandemic began, while at least 534 have died.

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