Big Island Coronavirus Updates

State Surpasses 70% Vaccination Rate

October 18, 2021, 9:16 AM HST
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The Hawaiʻi Department of Health reported 117 new COVID-19 cases Monday, bringing the statewide total to 82,511. Four new COVID-related fatalities were also reported.

A total of 29 new infections were identified on the Big Island Monday. The state’s seven-day average is now 115 new cases daily, with a test positivity rate of 1.7%.

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: 57,002
Hawai‘i: 10,713
Maui: 9,359
Kaua‘i: 2,570
Moloka‘i: 237
Lana‘i: 141
Pending: 0
Out-of-State: 2,570

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A total of 4,592 individuals have been hospitalized as a result of COVID-19 infection since the pandemic began, while at least 876 have died.

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To date, a total of 2,111,006 doses of vaccination have been administered statewide, with 70.2% of the population fully vaccinated and 78.5% who have received at least one dose.

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