More than 85,500 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered on Big Island

  • West Hawaii Community Health Center held its second walk up vaccine clinic on March 12 at Kekuaokalani Gymnasium. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)

More than 85,500 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered on the Big Island, state data released Thursday shows.

Hawaii to date has been awarded 727,560 COVID-19 vaccine doses of which 717,980 had been received as of Thursday, according to the state. Of the doses of Pfizer, Moderna and Johnson & Johnson vaccines received, 85% or 634,442 doses have been administered statewide, including 85,566 on the Big Island.

An estimated 28% of the state’s population has received at least one dose and 16.3% have completed the vaccination process.

On the Big Island, 27.7% of the population has received at least one dose and 15.6% have completed the vaccination process, according to the Department of Health. An estimated 50% of the population age 60 and older has received at least one dose with 70% of the island’s kupuna 75 and older having received at least one dose. About 62% of kupuna 75 and older are fully inoculated.

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