Coronavirus Updates

Hawai‘i Virus Cases Smashing Old Records Amid Unprecedented Surge

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The Hawai‘i Department of Health reported 346 new cases of coronavirus statewide Wednesday, bringing the overall total to 43,962.

No 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 381 new cases daily, with a test positivity rate of 6.5%. A map documenting new cases by district across all islands can be accessed at the DOH website.

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The island-by-island case count is as follows:

O‘ahu: 30,831
Maui: 4,337
Hawai‘i: 4,248
Kaua‘i: 573
Lana‘i: 114
Moloka‘i: 57
Pending: 0
Out-of-State: 1,758

A total of 2,782 individuals have been hospitalized as a result of COVID-19 infection since the pandemic began, while at least 538 have died.

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To date, a total of 1,767,912 doses of the vaccine have been administered statewide, with 60.4% of the population fully vaccinated and 67.4% having received at least one shot.

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