Big Island Coronavirus Updates

DOH Reports 87 New COVID-19 Cases on the Big Island

August 18, 2021, 9:16 AM HST
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The Hawaiʻi Department Health reported 647 new COVID-19 cases as of Wednesday, bringing the statewide total to 52,846. Two new COVID-related deaths were reported.

A total of 87 new infections were identified on the Big Island Wednesday.

The state’s two-week average is now 680 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: 37,653
Maui: 6,183
Hawai‘i: 5,840
Kaua‘i: 894
Lana‘i: 120
Moloka‘i: 131
Pending: 0
Out-of-State: 2,025

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A total of 3,078 individuals have been hospitalized as a result of COVID-19 infection since the pandemic began, while at least 554 have died.

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To date, a total of 1,804,695 doses of the vaccine have been administered statewide, with 61.5% of the population fully vaccinated at 69.4% who have received at least one shot.

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