169 New COVID-19 Cases Reported on Big Island
* Updated September 2, 11:55 AM
The Hawaiʻi Department of Health reported 1,068 new COVID-19 cases Thursday, bringing the statewide total to 65,025. Four new COVID-related deaths were reported.
A total of 169 new infections were identified on the Big Island Thursday. Hawaiʻi County Civil Defense Agency reported 1,862 active cases with 75 persons hospitalized.
The state’s two-week average is now 881 new cases daily, with a test positivity rate of 7.7%. 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 3,578 individuals have been hospitalized as a result of COVID-19 infection since the pandemic began, while at least 606 have died.
To date, a total of 1,877,187 doses of the vaccine have been administered statewide, with 63.6% of the population fully vaccinated at 71.9% who have received at least one shot.