Big Island Coronavirus Updates

DOH Reports 198 New COVID-19 Cases Statewide

December 12, 2020, 12:04 PM HST
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The Hawai‘i Department of Health reported 198 new cases of coronavirus Saturday, raising the statewide total to 19,148 since the pandemic began. Two new COVID-related deaths were also identified.

Hawai‘i’s two-week average is 99 new cases daily, with a test positivity rate of 1.9%.

Seventeen new cases of coronavirus were identified on the Big Island Saturday, according to statistics provided by the DOH. 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: 16,211
  • Hawai‘i: 1,708
  • Maui: 684
  • Kaua‘i: 130
  • Lana‘i: 106
  • Moloka‘i: 22
  • Pending: 0
  • Out-of-State: 287

A total of 1,361 individuals have been hospitalized as a result of COVID-19 infection since the pandemic began, while at least 271 have died.

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