8 New COVID Cases Confirmed on Big Island
* Updated December 8, 1:01 PM
The Hawaiʻi Department of Health reported 72 new COVID-19 cases Wednesday, bringing the statewide total to 88,440. Six new COVID-related fatalities were reported.
A total of eight new infections were identified on the Big Island. Hawaiʻi County Civil Defense Agency reports 152 active cases and three persons hospitalized.
The state’s seven-day average is now 88 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:
A total of 5,086 individuals have been hospitalized as a result of COVID-19 infection since the pandemic began, while at least 1,039 have died.