Two new Big Island COVID cases

The state Department of Health on Monday reported 52 new cases of COVID-19 in the state, including two new cases on Hawaii Island.

Some 27,223 cases have been reported statewide since Feb. 28, 2020. Of those, 2,234 have been on the Big Island.


According to data provided by the DOH, fewer than 10 cases have been reported in Hilo over the past 14 days, and 11 have been reported in North Kona during that same time period.

Hawaii County has a 0.5% test positivity rate, while the statewide positivity rate is 1%.


No COVID-19 clusters were investigated on the Big Island in two weeks prior, according to a weekly cluster report issued by the DOH on Feb. 18.

Also on Monday, one new COVID-19 case was reported on Kauai, 28 on Maui and 21 on Oahu.

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