20 new cases on Big Island


(BIVN) – There were 114 new cases of COVID-19 reported in the state of Hawaii on Saturday. Twenty (20) new cases were identified on the island of Hawaii, with six (6) people hospitalized.

The Hawaii Department of Health said there have been 101 reported cases of COVID-19 on the island of Hawai’i in the past 14 days. Hawai’i County has seen an average test positivity rate of 3.3% over the past two weeks, with an average of nine (9) new cases per day.

On the Department of Health postcode area map showing reported COVID-19 cases with dates of onset in the past 14 days, there are two (2) locations showing more than 10 cases:

  • 96720 (Hilo) – 30 cases
  • 96740 (Kona) – 20 cases

“The size of the groups inside and outside has increased to 25 people inside and 75 people outside,” the Hawai’i County Civil Defense repeated Saturday. “Please continue to use safe face masks indoors or when social distancing is not possible, distancing and gathering sizes to help reduce the spread of the coronavirus. Mahalo for your kokua by helping to keep your family and community safe. “

To date, the State of Hawaii reports that 1,706,288 cumulative doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered; an increase of 2,668 from July 8. Health officials say 58.3% percent of the state’s population have completed full immunizations.

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