Big Island Coronavirus Updates

Hawaiʻi Records Another Day of Double-Digit COVID Deaths Thursday

September 23, 2021, 9:37 AM HST
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The Hawaiʻi Department of Health reported 445 new COVID-19 cases Thursday, bringing the statewide total to 76,966. Twelve new COVID-related fatalities were also reported for the second consecutive day.

A total of 81 new infections were identified on the Big Island Thursday.

The state’s two-week average is now 421 new cases daily, with a test positivity rate of 5%.

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:

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O‘ahu: 53,616
Hawai‘i: 9,669
Maui: 8,866
Kaua‘i: 2,104
Moloka‘i: 212
Lana‘i: 139
Pending: 0
Out-of-State: 2,360

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A total of 4,167 individuals have been hospitalized as a result of COVID-19 infection since the pandemic began, while at least 738 have died.

To date, a total of 1,979,534 doses of vaccine have been administered statewide, with 67% of the population fully vaccinated and 75.4% who have received at least one dose.

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