(BIVN) – There were 72 newly reported cases of COVID-19 in the State of Hawaiʻi on Wednesday, up from the 55 cases reported on Tuesday. There were eight (8) new cases identified on Hawaiʻi island today, up one from the seven (7) cases reported the day before. Six (6) deaths with COVID-19 were reported today, statewide.
Health officials are currently monitoring 152 active cases on Hawaiʻi island. The test positivity rate in Hawaiʻi County over the last two-weeks is 2.2%. There has been a 14-day average of 11 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 five (5) zip code areas on the Big Island showing over 10 cases. There are no longer any zip code areas showing over 50 cases. Zip code areas not listed below have recorded less than 10 cases in 14 days.
- 96720 (Hilo) – 14 cases
- 96740 (Kona) – 34 cases
- 96777 (Pahala) – 16 cases
- 96749 (Puna) – 15 cases
- 96778 (Puna makai) – 16 cases
To date, the State of Hawaiʻi says 2,386,015 total COVID-19 vaccines have been administered. Health officials say 72.3% percent of the State population has been fully vaccinated. 77.8% of the population has initiated vaccination. On Hawaiʻi island, 64% has completed vaccination.
by Big Island Video News
HAWAIʻI ISLAND - The Hawaiʻi Department of Health reports 8 new cases, 152 active cases, and 3 persons hospitalized.