Big Island Coronavirus Updates

DOH Reports Lowest Big Island, State COVID Totals in Weeks on Monday

October 12, 2021, 10:08 AM HST
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The Hawaiʻi Department of Health reported 49 new COVID-19 cases Tuesday, bringing the statewide total to 81,663. No new COVID-related fatalities were reported.

A total of six new infections were identified on the Big Island Tuesday. The state’s seven-day average is now 162 new cases daily, with a test positivity rate of 2.7%.

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: 56,553
Hawai‘i: 10,498
Maui: 9,285
Kaua‘i: 2,431
Moloka‘i: 235
Lana‘i: 140
Pending: 0
Out-of-State: 2,521

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A total of 4,518 individuals have been hospitalized as a result of COVID-19 infection since the pandemic began, while at least 845 have died.

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To date, a total of 2,082,001 doses of vaccine have been administered statewide, with 69.6% of the state’s population fully vaccinated and 77.9% who have received at least one shot.

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