DOH: 423 new COVID-19 cases statewide, 41 on Big Island

The state Department of Health today reported 423 new confirmed and probable COVID-19 cases in Hawaii, including 41 new infections on the Big Island.

An average of 557 new cases have been reported daily Sept. 6-12.


Hawaii County now has a 7.4% test positivity rate compared to a 6.8% positivity rate statewide.

In the past 14 days, 320 infections have been reported in Hilo and 370 have been reported in Kailua-Kona.

During that same time period, 81 cases have been reported in Waimea; 61 in Kealakekua; 60 in the Captain Cook, Ocean View and Honaunau areas; 95 in Pahoa; and 95 in Keaau.

According to the DOH, 65.6% of Hawaii’s population has now been fully vaccinated against the novel coronavirus and 74% have received at least one dose.

In Hawaii County, 62% of residents are fully inoculated while 74% have received at least one dose.

A partial list of vaccination sites can be found online at


Testing is available today until 4:30 p.m. at the Cooper Center in Volcano, and from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at Kona Community Aquatic Center in Kailua-Kona.

More testing opportunities can be found online at

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


By participating in online discussions you acknowledge that you have agreed to the Star-Advertiser's TERMS OF SERVICE. An insightful discussion of ideas and viewpoints is encouraged, but comments must be civil and in good taste, with no personal attacks. If your comments are inappropriate, you may be banned from posting. To report comments that you believe do not follow our guidelines, email