Big Island Coronavirus Updates

65 New COVID-19 Cases Reported on Big Island

August 31, 2021, 10:13 AM HST
* Updated August 31, 12:18 PM
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The Hawaiʻi Department of Health reported 553 new COVID-19 cases Tuesday, bringing the statewide total to 63,502. No new COVID-related deaths were reported.

A total of 65 new infections were identified on the Big Island Tuesday. Hawaiʻi County Civil Defense Agency reports there are 1,885 active cases with 70 persons hospitalized.

The state’s two-week average is now 877 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: 44,764
Maui: 7,375
Hawai‘i: 7,634
Kaua‘i: 1,290
Moloka‘i: 159
Lana‘i: 131
Pending: 0
Out-of-State: 2,149

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A total of 3,506 individuals have been hospitalized as a result of COVID-19 infection since the pandemic began, while at least 589 have died.

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To date, a total of 1,866,799 doses of the vaccine have been administered statewide, with 63.3% of the population fully vaccinated at 71.5% who have received at least one shot.

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