Big Island Coronavirus Updates

State’s 7-Day Case Average Drops Below 200

October 8, 2021, 9:54 AM HST
* Updated October 8, 9:55 AM
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The Hawaiʻi Department of Health reported 201 new COVID-19 cases Friday, bringing the statewide total to 81,087. Seven new COVID-related fatalities were reported.

A total of 39 new infections were identified on the Big Island Friday.

The state’s seven-day average is now 199 new cases daily, with a test positivity rate of 3%. 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: 56,213
Hawai‘i: 10,391
Maui: 9,241
Kaua‘i: 2,380
Moloka‘i: 232
Lana‘i: 140
Pending: 0
Out-of-State: 2,490


A total of 4,477 individuals have been hospitalized as a result of COVID-19 infection since the pandemic began, while at least 833 have died.

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