Big Island has administered nearly 120,000 vaccine doses

  • A volunteer fills a syringe with a dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine during the mass vaccination event hosted by Hilo Medical Center at Edith Kanakaole Multi-Purpose Stadium on April 3. (Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald)

The number of vaccinated Hawaii residents is nearing 1.1 million.

The state to date has been awarded 965,920 COVID-19 vaccine doses of which 941,030 had been received as of Wednesday, according to the state. Of the doses received, 88% or 830,602 doses have been administered statewide, including 119,948 on the Big Island.

In addition to the vaccine doses administered by the state, an additional 133,632 doses have been administered via the federal pharmacy program and 123,440 via federal agencies. The Big Island figure of 119,948 does not include vaccines delivered via the two federal sources.

Thirty-seven percent of the Big Island population, or about 74,645 people, has received at least one dose and 24% have completed the vaccination process, according to the Department of Health.


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