Big Island Coronavirus Updates

DOH Reports 140 New Cases of COVID Saturday

October 16, 2021, 5:54 PM HST
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The Hawaiʻi Department of Health reported 140 new COVID-19 cases Saturday, bringing the statewide total to 82,250. Four new COVID-related fatalities were reported.

A total of 38 new infections were identified on the Big Island Saturday. The state’s seven-day average is now 123 new cases daily, with a test positivity rate of 1.9%.

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: 56,872
Hawai‘i: 10,645
Maui: 9,338
Kaua‘i: 2,465
Moloka‘i: 237
Lana‘i: 140
Pending: 0
Out-of-State: 2,553


A total of 4,575 individuals have been hospitalized as a result of COVID-19 infection since the pandemic began, while at least 866 have died.

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