(BIVN) – There were 79 newly reported cases of COVID-19 in the State of Hawaiʻi on Tuesday, down from the 94 cases reported on Monday. There were 21 new cases identified on Hawaiʻi island, up from the 17 identified the day before. No new COVID-related deaths were reported statewide.
Health officials are currently monitoring 329 active cases on Hawaiʻi island. The test positivity rate in Hawaiʻi County over the last 14 days is 3.0%. There has been a 14-day average of 20 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 nine (9) zip code areas on the Big Island showing over 10 cases. Only (1) of those zip code areas are showing over 50 cases (Hilo). Zip code areas not listed below have recorded less than 10 cases in 14 days.
- 96720 (Hilo) – 103 cases
- 96740 (Kona) – 35 cases
- 96743 (Kohala) – 18 cases
- 96719 (Hawi) – 16 cases
- 96755 (Kapaʻau) – 11 cases
- 96749 (Puna) – 20 cases
- 96771 (Puna mauka) – 15 cases
- 96778 (Puna makai) – 26 cases
- 96704 (Captain Cook) – 12 cases
To date, the State of Hawaiʻi says 2,248,731 cumulative doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered. Health officials say 71.9% percent of the State population has been fully vaccinated. 82.7% of the population has initiated vaccination. On Hawaiʻi island, 67% has completed vaccination.
by Big Island Video News
HAWAIʻI ISLAND - Health officials report 21 new cases, 329 active cases, and 13 persons hospitalized.