Big Island Coronavirus Updates

Over 1,800 COVID Cases Confirmed Statewide

December 24, 2021, 9:31 AM HST
* Updated December 24, 9:35 AM
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The Hawaiʻi Department of Health reported 1,828 new COVID-19 cases Wednesday, bringing the statewide total to 98,593. One new COVID-related fatality was reported.

A total of 91 new infections were identified on the Big Island. On Thursday, Hawaiʻi County Civil Defense Agency reported 295 active cases, and four persons hospitalized.

The state’s daily case average is now 1,021, with a test positivity rate of 9%.

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: 68,643
Hawaiʻi: 12,245
Maui: 10,657
Kaua‘i: 3,489
Moloka‘i: 266
Lana‘i: 154
Pending: 0
Out-of-State: 3,139

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A total of 5,202 individuals have been hospitalized as a result of COVID-19 infection since the pandemic began, while at least 1,078 have died.

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