Coronavirus Updates

COVID Cases Climb With Nearly 400 New Infections Reported Statewide

Posted December 16, 2021, 9:20 AM HST

The Hawaiʻi Department of Health reported 395 new COVID-19 cases Thursday, bringing the statewide total to 90,270. Two new COVID-related fatalities were reported.

Kauaʻi County has a test positivity rate of 2.3% and a seven-day case average of 10.

The state’s daily case average is now 210, with a test positivity rate of 3.1%. 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: 61,337
Hawaiʻi: 11,952
Maui: 10,244
Kaua‘i: 3,305
Moloka‘i: 258
Lana‘i: 145
Pending: 0
Out-of-State: 3,029

A total of 5,146 individuals have been hospitalized as a result of COVID-19 infection since the pandemic began, while at least 1,065 have died.