Big Island Coronavirus Updates

126 New COVID-19 Cases Reported on Big Island

August 21, 2021, 9:17 AM HST
* Updated August 21, 10:24 AM
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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:

O‘ahu: 39,096
Maui: 6,528
Hawai‘i: 6,291
Kaua‘i: 971
Lana‘i: 124
Moloka‘i: 143
Pending: 0
Out-of-State: 2,053


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.

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