Big Island Coronavirus Updates

COVID-19 Cases Now Exceed 20,000 Statewide

December 19, 2020, 12:20 PM HST
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The Hawai‘i Department of Health Saturday reported 156 new cases of coronavirus, bringing the statewide total to 20,015 since the pandemic began. No new COVID-related deaths were reported.

The state’s two-week average is 120 new cases daily, with a test positivity rate of 2.6%.

Twenty-one new cases were reported on the Big Island Saturday. 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: 16,876
Hawai‘i: 1,790
Maui: 760
Kaua‘i: 137
Lana‘i: 106
Moloka‘i: 22
Pending: 0
Out-of-State: 324

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A total of 1,405 individuals have been hospitalized statewide as a result of COVID-19 infection since the pandemic began, while at least 281 have died.

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