Big Island Coronavirus Updates

Hawai‘i’s COVID Total Tops 14,000 Since Pandemic Began

October 18, 2020, 12:02 PM HST
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The Hawai‘i Department of Health reported 83 new cases of coronavirus Sunday, bringing the statewide total to 14,031 since the pandemic began. Two new COVID-related fatalities were also reported.

Fourteen new cases were identified on the Big Island, where 289 cases remain active, according to DOH statistics. 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: 12,465
  • Hawai‘i: 1,052
  • Maui: 411
  • Kaua‘i: 61
  • Pending: 0
  • Out-of-State Diagnoses: 42

To date, 1,005 people have been hospitalized due to COVID-19 infection, while 187 have died. A total of 11,044 individuals have been released from isolation and are considered recovered.

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