(BIVN) – There were 168 newly reported cases of COVID-19 in the State of Hawaiʻi on Wednesday, up from the 91 reported on Tuesday. There were 34 new cases identified today on Hawaiʻi island, up from the 15 cases reported the day before.
Seven (7) deaths with COVID-19 were reported today, statewide.
Health officials are currently monitoring 708 active cases on Hawaiʻi island. The test positivity rate in Hawaiʻi County over the last 14 days is up to 5.1%, which remains the highest rate in the state. There has been a 14-day average of 47 new cases per day on the Big Island.
On the Health Department’s zip code area map showing reported COVID-19 cases with onset dates in the past 14 days, there are eleven (11) zip code areas on the Big Island showing over 10 cases. Four (4) of those zip code areas are showing over 50 cases. Zip code areas not listed below have recorded less than 10 cases in 14 days.
- 96720 (Hilo) – 158 cases
- 96740 (Kona) – 155 cases
- 96743 (Kohala) – 25 cases
- 96738 (S. Kohala) – 22 cases
- 96755 (Kapaʻau) – 13 cases
- 96727 (Hāmākua) – 12 cases
- 96749 (Puna) – 82 cases
- 96771 (Puna mauka) – 28 cases
- 96778 (Puna makai) – 83 cases
- 96750 (Kona) – 18 cases
- 96704* (South Kona) – 27 cases
* The 96704 zip code area includes the zip code area of 96726.
To date, the State of Hawaiʻi says 2,051,164 cumulative doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered. Health officials say 69.0% percent of the State population has been fully vaccinated. 77.1% of the population has initiated vaccination. On Hawaiʻi island, 65% has completed vaccination.
by Big Island Video News
HAWAIʻI ISLAND - State health department officials today reported seven (7) deaths with COVID-19 in Hawaiʻi.