Big Island Coronavirus Updates

15 New COVID Cases Reported on Big Island

November 17, 2021, 9:16 AM HST
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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:

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O‘ahu: 58,778
Hawai‘i: 11,435
Maui: 9,752
Kaua‘i: 2,915
Moloka‘i: 245
Lana‘i: 145
Pending: 0
Out-of-State: 2,820

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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.

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