Big Island Coronavirus Updates

68 New COVID Infections Reported on Big Island

September 24, 2021, 9:30 AM HST
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The Hawaiʻi Department of Health reported 403 new COVID-19 cases Friday, bringing the statewide total to 77,369. Nine new COVID-related fatalities were also reported.

A total of 68 new infections were identified on the Big Island Friday. On Thursday, Hawaiʻi County Civil Defense Agency reported 1,090 active cases, with 27 persons hospitalized.

The state’s two-week average is now 393 new cases daily, with a test positivity rate of 4.8%.

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: 53,864
Hawai‘i: 9,737
Maui: 8,911
Kaua‘i: 2,131
Moloka‘i: 215
Lana‘i: 139
Pending: 0
Out-of-State: 2,372

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A total of 4,187 individuals have been hospitalized as a result of COVID-19 infection since the pandemic began, while at least 747 have died.

To date, a total of 1,984,074 doses of vaccine have been administered statewide, with 67.2% of the population fully vaccinated and 75.6% who have received at least one dose.

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