Big Island Coronavirus Updates

707 New Cases, No Deaths Reported Statewide

December 21, 2021, 9:09 AM HST
* Updated December 21, 10:55 AM
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The Hawaiʻi Department of Health reported 707 new COVID-19 cases Tuesday, bringing the statewide total to 94,293. No new COVID-related fatalities were reported.

A total of nine new infections were identified on the Big Island. The Hawaiʻi County Civil Defense Agency reported 241 active cases, and six persons hospitalized.

The state’s daily case average is now 634, with a test positivity rate of 7%. Hawaiʻi County’s daily case average stood at 19, with a test positivity rate of 2.7%.

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: 64,937

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Hawaiʻi: 12,067

Maui: 10,403

Kaua‘i: 3,376

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Moloka‘i: 259

Lana‘i: 149

Pending: 0

Out-of-State: 3,091

A total of 5,176 individuals have been hospitalized as a result of COVID-19 infection since the pandemic began, while at least 1,072 have died.

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