84 New COVID-19 Cases Confirmed on the Big Island
* Updated August 17, 2:59 PM
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:
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.
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.