Big Island Coronavirus Updates

17 New COVID Cases Confirmed on Big Island

December 2, 2021, 9:14 AM HST
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The Hawaiʻi Department of Health reported 126 new COVID-19 cases Thursday, bringing the statewide total to 87,898. One new COVID-related fatality was reported.

A total of 17 new infections were identified on the Big Island Thursday. On Wednesday, Hawaiʻi County Civil Defense Agency reported 202 active cases, and three persons hospitalized.

The state’s seven-day average is now 83 new cases daily, with a test positivity rate of 1.4%. A map documenting new cases by district throughout all islands can be accessed at the DOH website.

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

O‘ahu: 59,673
Hawai‘i: 11,725
Maui: 10,024
Kaua‘i: 3,156
Moloka‘i: 245
Lana‘i: 145
Pending: 0
Out-of-State: 2,930


A total of 5,045 individuals have been hospitalized as a result of COVID-19 infection since the pandemic began, while at least 1,027 have died.

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