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144 New Cases Statewide

October 17, 2021, 11:58 AM HST
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The Hawaiʻi Department of Health reported 144 new COVID-19 cases Sunday, bringing the statewide total to 82,394. Six new COVID-related fatalities were reported.

A total of 39 new infections were identified on the Big Island Sunday. The state’s seven-day average is now 114 new cases daily, with a test positivity rate of 1.8%.

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: 56,948
Hawai‘i: 10,684
Maui: 9,346
Kaua‘i: 2,562
Moloka‘i: 237
Lana‘i: 141
Pending: 0
Out-of-State: 2,562

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A total of 4,587 individuals have been hospitalized as a result of COVID-19 infection since the pandemic began, while at least 872 have died.

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