DOH Reports Over 200 New COVID Cases Statewide
The Hawai‘i Department of Health reported 234 new cases of coronavirus statewide Thursday, bringing the overall total to 41,303. Over the past two days, there have been five new COVID-related deaths were reported.
The increase in coronavirus cases has been expected with more travel and the arrival of the Delta variant in the Hawaiian Islands.
The state’s two-week average is now 185 new cases daily, with a test positivity rate of 4.8%. 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 2,684 individuals have been hospitalized as a result of COVID-19 infection since the pandemic began, while at least 534 have died.