(BIVN) – There were 63 newly reported cases of COVID-19 in the State of Hawaiʻi on Tuesday, down from the 95 cases reported on Monday. There were 14 new cases identified on Hawaiʻi island, down from the 25 reported the day before.
Health officials are currently monitoring 279 active cases on Hawaiʻi island. The test positivity rate in Hawaiʻi County over the last 14 days is 2.9%. There has been a 14-day average of 16 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 six (6) 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) – 90 cases
- 96740 (Kona) – 43 cases
- 96743 (Kohala) – 13 cases
- 96749 (Puna) – 26 cases
- 96778 (Puna makai) – 25 cases
- 96704 (Captain Cook) – 12 cases
To date, the State of Hawaiʻi says 2,296,405 cumulative doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered. Health officials say 72.2% percent of the State population has been fully vaccinated. 84.5% of the population has initiated vaccination. On Hawaiʻi island, 68% has completed vaccination.
by Big Island Video News
HAWAIʻI ISLAND - Health officials report 14 new cases, 279 active cases, and 5 persons hospitalized on the Big Island.