Hawaii reports 280 new COVID-19 cases; vaccination rate ticks up to 66.6%

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Published: Sep. 21, 2021 at 9:02 AM HST
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HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - The state on Tuesday reported 280 new COVID-19 infections and no additional fatalities.

The new cases bring the total number of infections since the start of the pandemic to 76,191.

Of the new infections reported Tuesday:

  • 197 were on Oahu
  • 39 on Hawaii Island
  • 21 on Maui
  • 16 on Kauai
  • 1 on Molokai

There were also 6 residents diagnosed out-of-state.

The death toll from the virus stands at 714. So far this month, Hawaii has recorded 125 COVID-related deaths alone.

Over the last 14 days, there have been 7,197 cases reported.

Some 66.6% of the state’s population is fully vaccinated, while 75.1% have received at least one dose.

This story will be updated.

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