COVID weekly update: 197 new infections reported on the Big Island
The state Department of Health reported 1,327 new COVID-19 cases Wednesday, Oct. 26, bringing the statewide total to 361,817. Two new fatalities were reported.
Big Island saw a dip in new infections from 372 last week to 197 this week. 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:
The average number of people statewide hospitalized for the virus from Oct. 13-19 was 66. At least 1,704 have died since the pandemic began.
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.