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Almost 900 New Cases

August 15, 2021, 11:56 AM HST
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The Hawaiʻi Department Health reports 845 new COVID-19 cases as of Sunday, Aug. 15, bringing the statewide total to 51,200. DOH reports 3,030 hospitalizations and four new COVID-related deaths.

A total of 147 new infections were identified on the Big Island Sunday.

The state’s two-week average jumped to 636 new cases daily, with a test positivity rate of 7.5%. 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: 36,516
Hawai‘i: 5,589
Maui: 6,017
Kaua‘i: 839
Lana‘i: 119
Moloka‘i: 125
Pending: 0
Out-of-State: 1,995

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A total of 3,030 individuals have been hospitalized as a result of COVID-19 infection since the pandemic began, while at least 552 have died.

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