(BIVN) – updated – There were 118 newly reported cases of COVID-19 in the State of Hawaiʻi on Tuesday, down from the 142 cases reported on Monday. Of that number, 15 new cases were identified on Hawaiʻi island, down from the 29 cases reported the day before.
Health officials are currently monitoring 570 active cases on Hawaiʻi island. There has been a 14-day average of 28 new cases per day on the Big Island, and the average test positivity rate for the same time period is at 3.5%.
Hawaiʻi County Civil Defense today said there are 11 persons hospitalized with COVID-19 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 eight (8) 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) – 130 cases
- 96727 (Honokaʻa) – 14 cases
- 96743 (Kohala/Waimea) – 28 cases
- 96738 (Waikoloa) – 22 cases
- 96740 (Kona) – 87 cases
- 96749 (Puna/Keaʻau) – 78 cases
- 96771 (Puna mauka) – 27 cases
- 96778 (Puna makai) – 64 cases
The County of Hawaiʻi says community testing is scheduled for today (Tuesday) in Hilo at the Afook-Chinen Civic Auditorium from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Community testing is also scheduled for tomorrow (Wednesday) in South Kona at Yano Hall from 7 a.m. to 8 a.m., and in North Kona at the Old Kona Airport Pavilion from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.
The State of Hawaiʻi says 2,807,366 total COVID-19 vaccines have been administered. Health officials say 76.5% percent of the State population has been fully vaccinated. 83.7% of the population has initiated vaccination, and 37.5% has gotten a third dose. On Hawaiʻi island, 68% has completed vaccination.