(BIVN) – There were 345 newly reported cases of COVID-19 in the State of Hawaiʻi on Saturday, up from the 311 cases reported on Friday. Of that number, 44 new cases were identified on Hawaiʻi island, up from the 41 cases reported the day before.
Health officials are currently monitoring 696 active cases on Hawaiʻi island. There has been a 14-day average of 32 new cases per day on the Big Island, and the average test positivity rate for the same time period is down to 3.6%.
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, with four (4) of those areas showing over 50 cases. Zip code areas not listed below have recorded less than 10 cases in 14 days.
- 96720 (Hilo) – 167 cases
- 96727 (Honokaʻa) – 14 cases
- 96755 (Kapaʻau) – 16 cases
- 96743 (Kohala/Waimea) – 37 cases
- 96738 (Waikoloa) – 29 cases
- 96740 (Kona) – 97 cases
- 96749 (Puna/Keaʻau) – 95 cases
- 96771 (Puna mauka) – 29 cases
- 96778 (Puna makai) – 73 cases
The County of Hawaiʻi says community testing is scheduled for today (Saturday) at the following locations:
- Hilo at Afook-Chinen Civic Auditorium from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
- South Kohala at the Waimea District Park from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
- North Kona at Old Kona Airport Pavilion from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
The State of Hawaiʻi says 2,800,715 total COVID-19 vaccines have been administered. Health officials say 76.4% percent of the State population has been fully vaccinated. 83.6% of the population has initiated vaccination, and 37.2% has gotten a third dose. On Hawaiʻi island, 67% has completed vaccination.
by Big Island Video News
HAWAIʻI ISLAND - The Hawaiʻi Department of Health today reported 44 new cases and 696 active cases on the Big Island.