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29 New COVID Cases Reported on Big Island

October 13, 2021, 9:22 AM HST
* Updated October 13, 12:06 PM
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The Hawaiʻi Department of Health reported 127 new COVID-19 cases Wednesday, bringing the statewide total to 81,790. Six new COVID-related fatalities were reported.

A total of 29 new infections were identified on the Big Island Wednesday. According to Hawaiʻi County Civil Defense Agency, there are 555 active cases, with 13 persons hospitalized.

The state’s seven-day average is now 155 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:

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O‘ahu: 56,621
Hawai‘i: 10,527
Maui: 9,296
Kaua‘i: 2,436
Moloka‘i: 235
Lana‘i: 140
Pending: 0
Out-of-State: 2,535

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A total of 4,536 individuals have been hospitalized as a result of COVID-19 infection since the pandemic began, while at least 851 have died.

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