Maui Coronavirus Updates

Dec. 1-7, 2022 COVID-19 update: 7 deaths, 1,371 new infections in Hawaiʻi

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The Hawaiʻi State Department of Health reported 1,371 new COVID-19 cases for the week of Dec. 1-7, 2022. This is well below the last peak of 8,924 new infections reported during the week of May 19-25, 2022. There were seven COVID-19 deaths this week. 

COVID-19 weekly update, Dec. 7, 2022. PC: state Department of Health.

As of 9 a.m. on Dec. 7, 2022, the latest data available, there were seven individuals hospitalized in Maui County with COVID-19. Of the seven hospitalized individuals, all are vaccinated and boosted. None of these patients is in the ICU, and none are on a ventilator.

The number of hospitalized remains below both the 41 reported during the height of the delta surge in August 2021, and the previous omicron high of 56 reported on Jan. 28, 2022.

Maui COVID-19 hospitalizations as of 9 a.m. on Dec. 7, 2022. PC: Maui Health.

The state shifted to a weekly data summary on March 16, 2022. Highlights since then include the following: 

  • The greatest number of new infections was recorded during the week of May 19-25 when there were 8,924 new cases in the state. 
  • The greatest number of deaths reported in a single week was July 21-27, 2022, when 23 deaths occurred. 
  • For the week of Sept. 22-28, 2022, there were 12,755* new infections *(includes 10,995 historic reinfections and 800 historic cases as a result of deduplication and cleaning of historic data).

The latest weekly count includes 147 cases on Maui, 105 on Hawaiʻi Island, 46 on Kauaʻi, eight on Molokaʻi, two on Lānaʻi, and 20 out of state.  There are 1,043 new COVID-19 cases on Oʻahu.

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Testing sites throughout the County of Maui are posted here.

The vaccine clinic at Maui Memorial Medical Center is available on Fridays from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and from 1 to 4 p.m. to accommodate the booster shot appointments. Additional vaccine sites available during the month are posted here.

COVID-19 metrics by State and County. PC: Hawaiʻi Department of Health

*Note: The COVID data from the state Department of Health does not include results from at-home testing. The actual positives are likely higher than what is reported.

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