Big Island Coronavirus Updates

52 New COVID Cases Confirmed on Big Island

September 9, 2021, 9:44 AM HST
* Updated September 9, 1:58 PM
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The Hawaiʻi Department of Health reported 429 new COVID-19 cases Thursday, bringing the statewide total to 69,573. Seven new COVID-related deaths were reported.

A total of 52 new infections were identified on the Big Island Thursday. The Hawaiʻi County Civil Defense Agency reported 1,576 active cases, with 54 persons hospitalized.

The state’s two-week average is now 617 new cases daily, with a test positivity rate of 7.1%. 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: 48,716
Maui: 8,150
Hawai‘i: 8,542
Kaua‘i: 1,638
Moloka‘i: 166
Lana‘i: 134
Pending: 0
Out-of-State: 2,227

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A total of 3,822 individuals have been hospitalized as a result of COVID-19 infection since the pandemic began, while at least 633 have died.

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To date, a total of 1,911,540 doses of the vaccine have been administered statewide, with 64.8% of the population fully vaccinated at 73% who have received at least one shot.

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