Big Island Coronavirus Updates

32 New COVID-19 Cases Confirmed on Big Island

October 20, 2021, 10:10 AM HST
* Updated October 20, 11:36 AM
Listen to this Article
1 minute
Loading Audio...
A
A
A

The Hawaiʻi Department of Health reported 139 new COVID-19 cases Wednesday, bringing the statewide total to 82,730. No new COVID-related fatalities were also reported.

A total of 32 new infections were identified on the Big Island Tuesday. Hawaiʻi County Civil Defense Agency reports 434 active cases, with seven persons hospitalized.

The state’s seven-day average is now 119 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:

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

O‘ahu: 57,115
Hawai‘i: 10,751
Maui: 9,393
Kaua‘i: 2,501
Moloka‘i: 238
Lana‘i: 141
Pending: 0
Out-of-State: 2,591

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

A total of 4,610 individuals have been hospitalized as a result of COVID-19 infection since the pandemic began, while at least 876 have died.

Comments

This comments section is a public community forum for the purpose of free expression. Although Big Island Now encourages respectful communication only, some content may be considered offensive. Please view at your own discretion. View Comments (1)

Newsletters

Get a quick summary of what’s happening on the Big Island with our daily & weekly email of news highlights.