(BIVN) – There were 64 newly reported cases of COVID-19 in the State of Hawaiʻi on Saturday. Eight (8) new cases were identified on Hawaiʻi island, with six (6) persons hospitalized.
The Hawaiʻi Department of Health says there have been 106 cases of COVID-19 reported on Hawaiʻi island in the past 14 days. Hawaiʻi County has seen an average 2.1% test positivity rate over the last two weeks, with an average of seven (7) new cases per day.
On the Health Department’s zip code area map showing reported COVID-19 cases with onset dates in the past 14 days, there are two (2) locations showing over 10 cases:
- 96720 (Hilo) – 32 cases
- 96740 (Kona) – 25 cases
To date, the State of Hawaiʻi says 1,665,945 cumulative doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered; an increase of 3,973 from June 24th. Health officials say 57.2% percent of the State population has completed the full vaccination.
“For those in need of vaccination the Department of Health, clinics, and pharmacies offer coronavirus vaccinations on a regular basis,” the Hawaiʻi County Civil Defense said on Saturday. “All persons 12 years-of-age and older are eligible for vaccination. Please take this opportunity to get vaccinated and know that by being vaccinated, you are helping to keep your family and friends safe. For information regarding vaccination, please visit the Civil Defense website for a list of all clinics and pharmacies providing vaccinations and tests.”
by Big Island Video News
HAWAIʻI ISLAND - Eight (8) new COVID-19 cases were identified on Hawaiʻi island, with six (6) persons hospitalized.