Big Island Coronavirus Updates

Confirmed COVID-19 Cases Top 50K Statewide

August 14, 2021, 9:21 AM HST
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The Hawaiʻi Department Health reports 791 new COVID-19 cases as of Saturday, Aug. 14, bringing the statewide total to 50,355. DOH reports 3,000 hospitalizations and one new COVID-related death.

A total of 134 new infections were identified on the Big Island Saturday.

The state’s two-week average jumped to 613 new cases daily, with a test positivity rate of 7.6%. 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:

O‘ahu: 35,973
Hawai‘i: 5,442
Maui: 5,932
Kaua‘i: 793
Lana‘i: 117
Moloka‘i: 119
Pending: 0
Out-of-State: 1,979

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A total of 3,000 individuals have been hospitalized as a result of COVID-19 infection since the pandemic began, while at least 548 have died.

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To date, a total of 1,797,402 doses of the vaccine have been administered statewide, with 61.2% of the population fully vaccinated and 68.9% having received at least one shot.

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