Big Island Coronavirus Updates

47 New COVID Infections Reported on Hawaiʻi Island

October 2, 2021, 9:20 AM HST
* Updated October 2, 9:28 AM
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The Hawaiʻi Department of Health reported 279 new COVID-19 cases Saturday, bringing the statewide total to 79,851. Twelve new COVID-related fatalities were reported.

A total of 47 new infections were identified on the Big Island Saturday.

The state’s two-week average is now 283 new cases daily, with a test positivity rate of 3.7%. 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:

O‘ahu: 55,489
Hawai‘i: 10,144
Maui: 9,125
Kaua‘i: 2,284
Moloka‘i: 231
Lana‘i: 139
Pending: 0
Out-of-State: 2,439

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A total of 4,352 individuals have been hospitalized as a result of COVID-19 infection since the pandemic began, while at least 801 have died.

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To date, a total of 2,012,454 doses of vaccine have been administered statewide, with 68% of the population fully vaccinated and 76.1% having received at least one shot.

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