Big Island Coronavirus Updates

100 New COVID-19 Cases Reported on Big Island

August 24, 2021, 9:30 AM HST
* Updated August 24, 11:42 AM
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The Hawaiʻi Department of Health reported 565 new COVID-19 cases Tuesday, bringing the statewide total to 57,235. One new COVID-related death was reported.

A total of 100 new infections were identified on the Big Island Tuesday. Hawaiʻi County Civil Defense Agency reports 1,671 active cases with 40 persons hospitalized.

The state’s two-week average is now 688 new cases daily, with a test positivity rate of 8.3%. 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: 40,421
Maui: 6,760
Hawai‘i: 6,656
Kaua‘i: 1,048
Moloka‘i: 154
Lana‘i: 126
Pending: 0
Out-of-State: 2,070

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A total of 3,220 individuals have been hospitalized as a result of COVID-19 infection since the pandemic began, while at least 565 have died.

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To date, a total of 1,833,678 doses of the vaccine have been administered statewide, with 62% of the population fully vaccinated at 70.4% who have received at least one shot.

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