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Six new COVID-19 cases were reported Wednesday on the Big Island by the Department of Health.
Statewide, there were 48 new cases reported with 25 reported on Oahu, seven in Maui County, two on Kauai and eight were among residents diagnosed out of state.
Since the end of last February, 38,653 people have tested positive for COVID-19 across Hawaii.
The Big Island had a 3.7% seven-day positivity rate, over the state’s 2.3% positivity rate on Wednesday. Over the last 14 days, 116 cases have been reported on the Big Island. Over the past week, the island has reported an average of 10.9 cases per day.
Statewide, 51 people were hospitalized on Wednesday with 10 on the Big Island.
No new coronavirus-related deaths were reported on Wednesday. Of the 521 deaths confirmed and reported by the state to date, 404 were on Oahu, 57 were on Maui, 55 were on the Big Island and two on Kauai. Three deaths were among residents outside the state.
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