126 New COVID-19 Cases Reported on Big Island
* Updated August 21, 10:24 AM
The Hawaiʻi Department Health reported 763 new COVID-19 cases as of Saturday, bringing the statewide total to 55,206. One new COVID-related death was reported.
A total of 126 new infections were identified on the Big Island Saturday. On Saturday, Hawaiʻi County Civil Defense Agency reported 1,575 active cases with 38 persons hospitalized.
The state’s two-week average is now 659 new cases daily, with a test positivity rate of 7.9%. 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 3,149 individuals have been hospitalized as a result of COVID-19 infection since the pandemic began, while at least 563 have died.
To date, a total of 1,820,538 doses of the vaccine have been administered statewide, with 61.7% of the population fully vaccinated at 69.9% who have received at least one shot.