17 New COVID Cases Confirmed on Big Island
The Hawaiʻi Department of Health reported 126 new COVID-19 cases Thursday, bringing the statewide total to 87,898. One new COVID-related fatality was reported.
A total of 17 new infections were identified on the Big Island Thursday. On Wednesday, Hawaiʻi County Civil Defense Agency reported 202 active cases, and three persons hospitalized.
The state’s seven-day average is now 83 new cases daily, with a test positivity rate of 1.4%. A map documenting new cases by district throughout all islands can be accessed at the DOH website.
The island-by-island case count is as follows:
A total of 5,045 individuals have been hospitalized as a result of COVID-19 infection since the pandemic began, while at least 1,027 have died.