Big Island Coronavirus Updates

Cumulative COVID Cases Exceed 11K on Big Island, DOH Reports

October 28, 2021, 9:13 AM HST
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The Hawaiʻi Department of Health reported 126 new COVID-19 cases Thursday, bringing the statewide total to 83,832. Two new COVID-related fatalities were also reported.

A total of 38 new infections were identified on the Big Island Thursday. On Wednesday, Hawaiʻi County Civil Defense Agency reported 413 active cases, and 10 persons hospitalized.

The state’s seven-day average is now 121 new cases daily, with a test positivity rate of 2.1%.

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: 57,694
Hawai‘i: 11,002
Maui: 9,492
Kaua‘i: 2,595
Moloka‘i: 241
Lana‘i: 144
Pending: 0
Out-of-State: 2,664

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A total of 4,696 individuals have been hospitalized as a result of COVID-19 infection since the pandemic began, while at least 889 have died.

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