Hawai´i Reaches 500 New Cases Per Day
* Updated August 9, 1:27 PM
The Hawai´i Department of Health reported 437 new cases of coronavirus statewide Monday, bringing the overall total to 46,940. One new COVID-related death was also reported.
A total of 67 new cases were identified on the Big Island Monday, where 1,124 cases are active and 28 individuals are hospitalized.
The state’s two-week average is now 500 new cases daily, with a test positivity rate of 7.3%. 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 2,848 individuals have been hospitalized as a result of COVID-19 infection since the pandemic began, while at least 543 have died.
To date, a total of 1,784,678 doses of the vaccine have been administered statewide, with 60.8% of the population fully vaccinated and 68.3% having received at least one shot.