(BIVN) – There were 791 newly reported cases of COVID-19 in the State of Hawaiʻi on Saturday, down from the 1,167 cases reported on Friday.
There was one (1) death reported today, as well.
Today, there were one hundred thirty-four (134) new cases identified on Hawaiʻi island, down from the one hundred fifty-one (151) cases reported yesterday.
There were twenty-five (25) persons hospitalized today on the Big Island, according to the Hawaiʻi Emergency Management Agency tally. Yesterday, that number was reported to be twenty-seven (27).
Health officials are currently monitoring 1,364 active cases on Hawaiʻi island. The test positivity rate on the Big Island over the last 14 days is 7.6%, and there has been a 14-day average of one hundred (104) 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 fifteen (15) locations on the Big Island showing over 10 cases. Seven (7) of those zip code areas are showing over 50 cases, with two areas (Kona and Hilo) identifying over 300 new cases in 14 days.
- 96720 (Hilo) – 351 cases
- 96740 (Kona) – 365 cases
- 96743 (Kohala) – 74 cases
- 96738 (S. Kohala) – 73 cases
- 96755 (N. Kohala) – 56 cases
- 96719 (N. Kohala) – 20 cases
- 96727 (Hāmākua) – 50 cases
- 96773* (N. Hilo) – 13 cases
- 96749 (Puna) – 96 cases
- 96760 (Puna) – 14 cases
- 96771 (Puna mauka) – 37 cases
- 96778 (Puna makai) – 63 cases
- 96725 (Kona) – 31 cases
- 96750 (Kona) – 31 cases
- 96704* (South Kona) – 33 cases
* The 96773 zip code area includes zip code areas 96710, 96774, 96728, 96764, and 96780. The 96704 zip code area includes zip code areas 96726.
The County of Hawaiʻi says COVID testing through August will be on Mondays and Thursdays at the Afook-Chinen Civic Auditorium in Hilo and Tuesdays at the Kona Aquatics Center from 12 to 5pm. “Depending on demand, gates may close sooner,” civil defense said. “Should you elect to be tested, you will be required to quarantine until cleared by a negative test result. If you have a positive test, the test provider will be contact you. You will need to isolate until recovered. If you have questions please contact your primary care physician or the Department of Health.”