Big Island Coronavirus Updates

13 New COVID Cases Confirmed on Big Island

December 9, 2021, 9:15 AM HST
* Updated December 9, 12:05 PM
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The Hawaiʻi Department of Health reported 143 new COVID-19 cases Thursday, bringing the statewide total to 88,655. One new COVID-related fatality was reported.

A total of 13 new infections were identified on the Big Island. Hawaiʻi County Civil Defense Agency reports 148 active cases and three persons hospitalized.

The state’s seven-day average is now 92 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: 60,104
Hawai‘i: 11,823
Maui: 10,124
Kaua‘i: 3,236
Moloka‘i: 244
Lana‘i: 145
Pending: 0
Out-of-State: 2,979

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A total of 5,100 individuals have been hospitalized as a result of COVID-19 infection since the pandemic began, while at least 1,040 have died.

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