Big Island Coronavirus Updates

8 New COVID Cases Confirmed on Big Island

December 8, 2021, 9:23 AM HST
* Updated December 8, 1:01 PM
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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:

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O‘ahu: 60,006
Hawai‘i: 11,810
Maui: 10,103
Kaua‘i: 3,228
Moloka‘i: 244
Lana‘i: 145
Pending: 0
Out-of-State: 2,976

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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.

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