(BIVN) – There were 1,194 new cases of COVID-19 identified in the State of Hawaiʻi this week, up slightly from the 1,187 reported last week. Of that number, 107 new cases were identified on Hawaiʻi island, up from the 92 cases reported the week before.
Health officials say there have been 176 cases on Hawaiʻi island over the last two weeks. There has been a 14-day average of 10 new cases per day on the Big Island, and the average test positivity rate for the same time period is up to 3.2%.
On the Health Department’s zip code area map showing reported COVID-19 cases with onset dates in the past 14 days, there are now five (5) zip code areas on the Big Island showing over 11 cases. Zip code areas not listed below have recorded 10 cases or less in 14 days.
- 96720 (Hilo) – 59 cases
- 96749 (Keaʻau) – 18 cases
- 96778 (Puna) – 11 cases
- 96743 (Kohala) – 14 cases
- 96740 (Kona) – 31 cases
The State of Hawaiʻi says 2,842,466 total COVID-19 vaccines have been administered. Health officials say 77% percent of the State population has been fully vaccinated. 84.2% of the population has initiated vaccination, and 38.6% has gotten a third dose. On Hawaiʻi island, 68% has completed vaccination.
by Big Island Video News
HAWAIʻI ISLAND - This week the Hawaiʻi Department of Health tallied 1,194 new COVID-19 cases statewide, close to the same number reported the week before.