Big Island Coronavirus Updates

Newly Reported COVID Cases Continues to Trend Downward Statewide

October 14, 2021, 9:19 AM HST
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The Hawaiʻi Department of Health reported 164 new COVID-19 cases Thursday, bringing the statewide total to 81,954. Six new COVID-related fatalities were reported.

A total of 46 new infections were identified on the Big Island Thursday. The state’s seven-day average is now 136 new cases daily, with a test positivity rate of 2.6%.

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: 56,708
Hawai‘i: 10,573
Maui: 9,310
Kaua‘i: 2,444
Moloka‘i: 236
Lana‘i: 140
Pending: 0
Out-of-State: 2,543

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A total of 4,552 individuals have been hospitalized as a result of COVID-19 infection since the pandemic began, while at least 857 have died.

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