718 cases on Big Island

718 cases on Big Island

(BIVN) – There were 5,768 new cases of COVID-19 identified in the state of Hawaii this week, compared to 4,249 reported last week. Of these, 718 new cases were identified on the island of Hawaii, compared to 565 cases reported the previous week.

Health officials say there have been 1,137 active cases on the island of Hawaii in the past two weeks. There has been a 14-day average of 93 new cases per day on the Big Island, and the average test positivity rate for the same period is 11.8%.

On the Health Department’s postcode area map showing reported COVID-19 cases with onset dates within the last 14 days, there are now sixteen (16) postcode areas on the Big Island showing more than 11 cases. Postcode areas not listed below have had 10 or fewer cases in 14 days.

  • 96720 (Wire) – 395 cases
  • 96749 (Kea’au) – 162 cases
  • 96760 (Kurtistown) – 17 cases
  • 96771 (Puna mauka) – 36 cases
  • 96778 (Puna makai) – 80 cases
  • 96785 (Volcano) – 15 crates
  • 96704* (South Kona) – 18 cases
  • 96750 (Kealakekua) – 21 cases
  • 96740 (Kona) – 157 cases
  • 96738 (Waikoloa) – 40 cases
  • 96743 (Kohala) – 50 cases
  • 96719 (Hawi) – 15 cases
  • 98755 (Kapa’au) – 14 cases
  • 96727 (Hamakua) – 23 cases
  • 96773* (Hakalau) – 12 cases
  • 96783 (Pepe’ekeo) – 13 cases

* Postcode area 96773 includes postcode areas 96710, 96774, 96728, 96764 and 96780. Postcode area 96704 includes postcode areas 96726.

The State of Hawaii reports that a total of 2,932,889 COVID-19 vaccines have been administered. Health officials say 77.4% of the state’s population has been fully immunized. 84.6% of the population started vaccination and 39.6% received a booster or a third dose.

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