Big Island Coronavirus Updates

Hawai‘i Identifies 174 New Coronavirus Cases Monday

August 17, 2020, 12:03 PM HST
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The Hawai‘i Department of Health reported 174 new cases of COVID-19 Monday, bringing the statewide total to 5,215.

Active cases are mapped by the state’s virus tracker, which can be accessed here. A total of 22 cases remain active on the Big Island, according to DOH numbers released Monday afternoon. Hawai‘i County Civil Defense said most new cases have not been travel-related, meaning they have originated from community spread.

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

  • Honolulu: 4,754
  • Maui: 235
  • Hawai‘i: 149
  • Kaua‘i: 54
  • Pending: 0
  • Out-of-State Diagnoses: 23

A total of 288 people have been hospitalized as a result of COVID-19 infection, and 40 have died. To date, 1,868 individuals have been released from isolation and are considered recovered.


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