11 more COVID-19 cases on Big Island

Eleven new COVID-19 cases were reported by state health officials Wednesday on the Big Island, bringing the total case tally to 3,222 since late-February 2020.

Statewide, 42 new cases were reported by the Department of Health with 24 of those cases on Oahu, two in Maui County and one on Kauai. Four cases were among residents diagnosed out of state.

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Since the end of last February, 37,429 people have tested positive for COVID-19 across Hawaii.

The Big Island had a 2.9% seven-day positivity rate, over the state’s 1.3% positivity rate on Wednesday. Over the last 14 days, 173 cases have been reported on the Big Island. Over the past week, the island has reported an average of 10.1 cases per day.

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Statewide 41 individuals were hospitalized on Wednesday with seven on the Big Island.

No new coronavirus-related deaths were reported on Wednesday. Of the 513 coronavirus-related deaths confirmed and reported by the state to date, 397 were on Oahu, 57 were on Maui, 54 were on the Big Island and two on Kauai. Three deaths were among residents outside the state.

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