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123 New Cases of COVID-19 in the state, Dec 10th

10:09 PM · Dec 10, 2020

24 new cases on island via Hawaii DoH. There have been a total of 1,688 (+24) confirmed cases on Hawaiʻi Island according to DoH. There has been 119 cases on island in the last two weeks. 1 currently hospitalized on the island (HCCD). Hawaii Island Deaths Total: 49 (0) – "7 community at the Hilo Medical Center, 4 community at the Kona Community Hospital, 10 from Life Care Center, per their website, 27 from the Yukio Okutsu State Veterans Home." (HMC, Life Care Center). One fatality is outstanding from classification. 7-day average on test positivity on island is at 1.5%, the state's positivity rate is now at 1.7%. On Tuesday, (12.8.20) there were 926 tests processed on island. 652 passenger arrivals on island Dec 8th. The most passenger arrivals since March so far is 1,475 on Nov 21st, arrivals had a bump in the week before Thanksgiving, but has returned to levels seen since the Oct 15th pre-travel screening program began. STATE STATS: Total Cases Statewide: 18,864 (+123 today) Cases in the past 14 days: **1,175 Total Hospitalizations: 1,354 (+8) Total Deaths: 268 (+2) NOTE: Dept of Health on Big Island are at least a 1 month behind in processing deaths. DoH now lists 43 deaths of 49 reported by HCCD, adding two more deaths recently. There has not been a death reported on island in the last 3 weeks.

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