Coronavirus Updates

72 New COVID Cases Reported Statewide

Posted December 8, 2021, 9:26 AM HST

The Hawaiʻi Department of Health reported 72 new COVID-19 cases Wednesday, bringing the statewide total to 88,440. Six new COVID-related fatalities were reported.

Kauaʻi County continues to have the highest test positivity rate at 2.5% with a seven-day case average of 14.

The state’s seven-day average is now 88 new cases daily, with a test positivity rate of 1.4%.

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: 60,006
Hawai‘i: 11,810
Maui: 10,103
Kaua‘i: 3,228
Moloka‘i: 244
Lana‘i: 145
Pending: 0
Out-of-State: 2,976

A total of 5,086 individuals have been hospitalized as a result of COVID-19 infection since the pandemic began, while at least 1,039 have died.