15 New COVID Cases Reported on Big Island
The Hawaiʻi Department of Health reported 142 new COVID-19 cases Wednesday, bringing the statewide total to 86,090. Eight new COVID-related fatalities were reported.
A total of 15 new infections were identified on the Big Island Wednesday. On Tuesday, Hawaiʻi County Civil Defense Agency reports 279 active cases, and five persons hospitalized.
The state’s seven-day average is now 88 new cases daily, with a test positivity rate of 1.5%.
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:
A total of 4,918 individuals have been hospitalized as a result of COVID-19 infection since the pandemic began, while at least 985 have died.