Big Island Coronavirus Updates

DOH Reports 240 New Cases, as Vaccine Shots Overtake 2 Million Statewide

September 28, 2021, 9:26 AM HST
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The Hawaiʻi Department of Health reported 240 new COVID-19 cases Tuesday, bringing the statewide total to 78,404. No new COVID-related fatalities were reported.

A total of 24 new infections were identified on the Big Island Tuesday.

The state’s two-week average is now 333 new cases daily, with a test positivity rate of 4%. 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: 54,734
Hawai‘i: 9,913
Maui: 9,012
Kaua‘i: 2,223
Moloka‘i: 222
Lana‘i: 139
Pending: 0
Out-of-State: 2,401

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A total of 4,273 individuals have been hospitalized as a result of COVID-19 infection since the pandemic began, while at least 757 have died.

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To date, a total of 2,000,996 doses of vaccine have been administered statewide, with 67.8% of the population fully vaccinated and 76% having received at least one shot.

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