Coronavirus Updates

Over 1,500 New COVID Cases Confirmed Statewide

Posted December 23, 2021, 9:17 AM HST

The Hawaiʻi Department of Health reported 1,511 new COVID-19 cases Wednesday, bringing the statewide total to 96,765. Three new COVID-related fatalities were reported.

Kauaʻi County has a test positivity rate of 3.5% and a seven-day case average of 16. The state’s daily case average is now 888, with a test positivity rate of 8.1%.

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: 67,096
Hawaiʻi: 12,154
Maui: 10,559
Kaua‘i: 3,422
Moloka‘i: 261
Lana‘i: 154
Pending: 0
Out-of-State: 3,119

A total of 5,202 individuals have been hospitalized as a result of COVID-19 infection since the pandemic began, while at least 1,077 have died.