Big Island Coronavirus Updates

17 New COVID-19 Cases Reported on Big Island

October 21, 2021, 9:45 AM HST
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The Hawaiʻi Department of Health reported 156 new COVID-19 cases Thursday, bringing the statewide total to 82,886. Four new COVID-related fatalities were also reported.

A total of 17 new infections were identified on the Big Island Thursday. The state’s seven-day average is now 117 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: 57,211
Hawai‘i: 10,768
Maui: 9,415
Kaua‘i: 2,508
Moloka‘i: 238
Lana‘i: 141
Pending: 0
Out-of-State: 2,605


A total of 4,619 individuals have been hospitalized as a result of COVID-19 infection since the pandemic began, while at least 880 have died.

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