Big Island Coronavirus Updates

DOH Reports 131 New COVID-19 Cases

September 12, 2020, 12:13 PM HST
Listen to this Article
1 minute
Loading Audio...
A
A
A

The Hawai‘i Department of Health reported 131 new cases of coronavirus on Friday, along with one new COVID-related death. The statewide total of cases since the pandemic began is now 10,588.

A total of 10 cases were identified on the Big Island Saturday, where there are 17 hospitalizations at Hilo Medical Center. The state’s virus tracker, which maps cases by district across all islands, can be accessed here.

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

  • Honolulu: 9,559
  • Hawai‘i: 572
  • Maui: 373
  • Kaua‘i: 58
  • Pending: 0
  • Out-of-State Diagnoses: 26

To date, 635 people have been hospitalized as a result of COVID-19 infection, while 97 have died. Not all deaths at the Yukio Okutsu Veterans Home in Hilo have been added to the state tally. A total of 3,418 individuals have been released from isolation and are considered recovered.

Comments

This comments section is a public community forum for the purpose of free expression. Although Big Island Now encourages respectful communication only, some content may be considered offensive. Please view at your own discretion. View Comments

Newsletters

Get a quick summary of what’s happening on the Big Island with our daily & weekly email of news highlights.