Big Island reports 10 new COVID-19 cases

Ten new COVID-19 cases were reported Thursday on the Big Island, bumping the total case count 3,060.

Statewide, 62 new cases were reported by the Department of Health with 32 of those cases on Oahu, 17 in Maui County and two on Kauai. One case was a resident diagnosed out of state.

Since the end of last February, 36,793 people have tested positive for COVID-19 across Hawaii.

The Big Island had a 2.6% seven-day positivity rate, over the state’s 0.9% positivity rate on Thursday. Over the last 14 days, 190 cases have been reported on the Big Island. Over the past week, the island has reported an average of 12.6 cases per day.

No new coronavirus-related deaths were reported on Thursday. Of the 505 coronavirus-related deaths confirmed and reported by the state to date, 392 were on Oahu, 55 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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