89 New COVID Cases Confirmed on Big Island
* Updated September 15, 11:50 AM
The Hawaiʻi Department of Health reported 493 new COVID-19 cases Wednesday, bringing the statewide total to 73,268. Eleven new COVID-related deaths were reported.
A total of 89 new infections were identified on the Big Island Wednesday. The Hawaiʻi County Civil Defense Agency reported 1,381 active cases, with 52 persons hospitalized.
The state’s two-week average is now 566 new cases daily, with a test positivity rate of 6.7%. 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 3,945 individuals have been hospitalized as a result of COVID-19 infection since the pandemic began, while at least 671 have died.
To date, a total of 1,942,478 doses of vaccine have been administered statewide, with 65.8% of the population fully vaccinated and 74.1% who have received at least one dose.