Big Island Coronavirus Updates

84 New COVID-19 Cases Confirmed on the Big Island

August 17, 2021, 9:19 AM HST
* Updated August 17, 2:59 PM
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The Hawaiʻi Department Health reported 460 new COVID-19 cases as of Tuesday, bringing the statewide total to 51,199. No new COVID-related deaths were reported.

A total of 84 new infections were identified on the Big Island Tuesday, with 1,436 active cases with 31 persons hospitalized.

The state’s two-week average is now 657 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: 37,222
Maui: 6,087
Hawai‘i: 5,753
Kaua‘i: 868
Lana‘i: 120
Moloka‘i: 130
Pending: 0
Out-of-State: 2,019

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A total of 3,039 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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To date, a total of 1,804,695 doses of the vaccine have been administered statewide, with 61.3% of the population fully vaccinated at 69% who have received at least one shot.

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