Big Island Coronavirus Updates

Reopening Hawai‘i Reports Highest COVID-19 Case Total in Months

June 12, 2020, 11:59 AM HST
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Hawai‘i Department of Health officials reported 15 new cases of COVID-19 statewide Friday, representing the largest single-day increase in roughly two months. The statewide total now stands at 706.

The county-by-county case count is as follows:

  • Honolulu: 472
  • Maui: 120
  • Hawai‘i: 81
  • Kaua‘i: 21
  • Pending: 0
  • Out-of-State Diagnoses: 12

All 15 new cases were identified on O‘ahu, while Maui, Hawai‘i Island and Kaua‘i all reported zero new cases Friday. Free-flowing interisland travel is set to resume on June 16.

To date, 87 people have required hospitalization due to COVID-19 infection, while 17 people who tested positive have died. A total of 627 individuals have been released from isolation and are considered recovered.

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