Big Island Coronavirus Updates

49 New COVID Cases Reported on the Big Island

October 9, 2021, 9:30 AM HST
* Updated October 9, 9:17 AM
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The Hawaiʻi Department of Health reported 196 new COVID-19 cases Saturday, bringing the statewide total to 81,283. Four new COVID-related fatalities were reported.

A total of 49 new infections were identified on the Big Island Saturday.

The state’s seven-day average is now 189 new cases daily, with a test positivity rate of 2.8%. 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:

O‘ahu: 56,327
Hawai‘i: 10,440
Maui: 9,257
Kaua‘i: 2,389
Moloka‘i: 233
Lana‘i: 140
Pending: 0
Out-of-State: 2,497


A total of 4,487 individuals have been hospitalized as a result of COVID-19 infection since the pandemic began, while at least 837 have died.

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