Coronavirus Updates

COVID Cases Jump Above 200 Friday

Posted January 1, 2021, 1:18 PM HST

The Hawai‘i Department of Health reported 241 new cases of coronavirus Friday, raising the statewide total to 21,638. One new COVID-related death was also reported.

Hawai‘i’s two-week average has now increased to 119 new cases daily, with a test positivity rate of 3.1%. The state’s virus tracker, which maps cases by district across all islands, can be accessed here.

The island-by-island case count is as follows:

  • O‘ahu: 18,098
  • Hawai‘i: 1,900
  • Maui: 986
  • Kaua‘i: 146
  • Lana‘i: 106
  • Moloka‘i: 22
  • Pending: 0
  • Out-of-State: 380

A total of 1,473 individuals have been hospitalized as a result of COVID-19 infection since the pandemic began, while at least 289 people have died.