Big Island Coronavirus Updates

DOH Reports 1,561 New COVID Cases Statewide

December 29, 2021, 9:30 AM HST
* Updated December 29, 12:55 PM
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The Hawaiʻi Department of Health reported 1,561 new COVID-19 cases Wednesday, bringing the statewide total to 106,158. Three new fatalities were reported.

A total of 26 new infections were identified Wednesday on the Big Island. The Civil Defense reported 666 active cases, and six persons hospitalized.

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:

O‘ahu: 74,890
Hawaiʻi: 12,619
Maui: 11,232
Kaua‘i: 3,695
Moloka‘i: 330
Lana‘i: 159
Pending: 0
Out-of-State: 3,233

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A total of 5,249 individuals have been hospitalized as a result of COVID-19 infection since the pandemic began, while at least 1,085 have died.

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