Weekly COVID Update: DOH Reports 338 New Cases on Big Island
The state Department of Health reported 2,696 new COVID-19 cases Wednesday, Aug. 17, bringing the statewide total to 335,518. Thirteen new fatalities were reported.
A total of 338 new infections were reported Wednesday on the Big Island. 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:
There are currently 141 individuals hospitalized for the virus. At least 1,619 have died since the pandemic began. Hospitalization data is updated Monday through Friday, except on state and federal holidays.
For a comprehensive calendar and list of all pharmacies and clinics providing vaccination and testing on the island, visit the Hawai‘i County Civil Defense website.