Coronavirus Updates

COVID Case Surge Continues Statewide

Posted December 18, 2021, 9:11 AM HST ·Updated December 18, 9:12 AM

The Hawaiʻi Department of Health reported 707 new COVID-19 cases Saturday, bringing the statewide total to 91,774. Three new COVID-related fatalities were reported.

A total of 22 new infections were identified on the Garden Isle.

The state’s daily case average is now 369, with a test positivity rate of 5.0%. 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: 62,671
Hawaiʻi: 12,003
Maui: 10,299
Kaua‘i: 3,341
Moloka‘i: 258
Lana‘i: 145
Pending: 0
Out-of-State: 3,057

A total of 5,162 individuals have been hospitalized as a result of COVID-19 infection since the pandemic began, while at least 1,070 have died.