65 New COVID-19 Cases Reported on Big Island
* Updated August 31, 12:18 PM
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:
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.
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.