Coronavirus Updates

DOH Reports 264 New Cases of COVID Friday

Posted January 8, 2021, 12:32 PM HST

The Hawai‘i Department of Health reported 264 new cases of coronavirus Friday, raising the statewide total to 22,895. Four new COVID-related fatalities were also reported.

Hawai‘i’s two-week average has now increased to 156 new cases daily, with a test positivity rate of 3.4%.

Three new cases were identified on Kauai Friday, according to DOH statistics. 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: 18,913
Hawai‘i: 1,974
Maui: 1,197
Kaua‘i: 157
Lana‘i: 106
Moloka‘i: 25
Pending: 0
Out-of-State: 523

A total of 1,531 individuals have been hospitalized as a result of COVID-19 infection since the pandemic began, while at least 303 people have died.