Big Island Coronavirus Updates

Reported COVID-19 Cases on Big Island Top 6,000

August 19, 2021, 9:23 AM HST
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The Hawaiʻi Department Health reported 752 new COVID-19 cases as of Thursday, bringing the statewide total to 53,598. Four new COVID-related deaths were reported.

A total of 163 new infections were identified on the Big Island Thursday. On Wednesday, Hawaiʻi County Civil Defense Agency reported 1,465 active cases with 32 persons hospitalized.

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: 38,079
Maui: 6,308
Hawai‘i: 6,003
Kaua‘i: 919
Lana‘i: 121
Moloka‘i: 135
Pending: 0
Out-of-State: 2,033

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A total of 3,138 individuals have been hospitalized as a result of COVID-19 infection since the pandemic began, while at least 558 have died.

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To date, a total of 1,810,177 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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