Big Island Coronavirus Updates

44 New COVID-19 Confirmed on Big Island

October 23, 2021, 9:49 AM HST
* Updated October 23, 10:15 AM
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The Hawaiʻi Department of Health reported 168 new COVID-19 cases Saturday, bringing the statewide total to 83,188. Five new COVID-related fatalities were also reported.

A total of 44 new infections were identified on the Big Island Saturday. According to Hawaiʻi County Civil Defense Agency, there are 392 active cases, and eight persons hospitalized.

The state’s seven-day average is now 120 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:

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O‘ahu: 57,377
Hawai‘i: 10,846
Maui: 9,442
Kaua‘i: 2,523
Moloka‘i: 239
Lana‘i: 142
Pending: 0
Out-of-State: 2,619

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A total of 4,642 individuals have been hospitalized as a result of COVID-19 infection since the pandemic began, while at least 885 have died.

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