Big Island Coronavirus Updates

State Reports 16 New COVID Cases on the Big Island

December 12, 2021, 9:21 AM HST
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The Hawaiʻi Department of Health reported 215 new COVID-19 cases Sunday, bringing the statewide total to 89,229. Five new COVID-related fatalities were reported.

A total of 16 new infections were identified on the Big Island.

The state’s seven-day average is now 121 new cases daily, with a test positivity rate of 1.8%. The seven-day case count average for the Big Island stands at 10 new cases a day. Hawaiʻi County’s test positivity rate is at 1.7%.

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: 60,521
Hawaiʻi: 11,859
Maui: 10,178
Kaua‘i: 3,267
Moloka‘i: 255
Lana‘i: 145
Pending: 0
Out-of-State: 3,004

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A total of 5,120 individuals have been hospitalized as a result of COVID-19 infection since the pandemic began, while at least 1,058 have died.

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