Big Island Coronavirus Updates

State Reports 4 New COVID-Related Deaths Wednesday

December 9, 2020, 12:25 PM HST
A
A
A

The Hawai‘i Department of Health reported 80 new cases of coronavirus Wednesday, raising the statewide total to 18,741 since the pandemic began. Four new COVID-related deaths were also identified.

Hawai‘i’s two-week average is 93 new cases daily, with a test positivity rate of 1.8%.

Twelve new cases of coronavirus were identified on the Big Island Wednesday, according to statistics provided by Hawai‘i County Civil Defense. The state’s virus tracker, which maps active cases by district across all islands, can be accessed here.

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

  • O‘ahu: 15,924
  • Hawai‘i: 1,664
  • Maui: 633
  • Kaua‘i: 121
  • Lana‘i: 106
  • Moloka‘i: 22
  • Pending: 0
  • Out-of-State: 271

A total of 1,346 individuals have been hospitalized as a result of COVID-19 infection since the pandemic began, while at least 266 have died.

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.