No new COVID-19 cases reported on Big Island

No new COVID-19 cases reported Tuesday on the Big Island leaving the total case count to date at 2,764.

Statewide, 56 new cases were reported Tuesday by the Department of Health with 49 of those cases on Oahu, two in Maui County and three new cases in Kauai County. Two residents were diagnosed while outside the state.

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Since the end of last February, 33,889 people have tested positive for COVID-19 across Hawaii.

Over the past two weeks, the Big Island has reported 53 cases, or an average of three cases per day. The Big Island Tuesday had a 0.7% positivity rate, under the statewide rate of 1.5%

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Also Tuesday, a total of 44 patients with the virus were in Hawaii hospitals with two reported on the Big Island.

No new coronavirus-related deaths were reported on Tuesday. Of the 492 coronavirus-related deaths confirmed and reported by the state to date, 380 were on Oahu, 54 were on Maui, 53 were on the Big Island and two on Kauai. Three deaths were among residents outside the state.

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