Worldwide cases: 56,435,244 Worldwide deaths: 1,352,775
U.S. cases: 11,542,561 U.S. deaths: 250,732
According to the Dashboard, the reported worldwide case report increased by 641,841 in the last 24 hours. Deaths worldwide increased by 11,320.
According to the Johns Hopkins Dashboard, the United States has added 173,057 cases in the last 24 hours. This is the 14th day in a row the new cases have been greater than 100,000. In the last day, the number of reported deaths from COVID-19 increased by 1,908.
The U.S. continues to have the highest number of cases in the world. And with more than 250,000 people dying from COVID-19 since February, the U.S. also has the highest death toll.
In Hawaii, the cumulative case count as of Monday night at 11:59 p.m. is 16,734. On the Big Island, 1,487 people have been confirmed to have COVID-19. The number of Big Island residents who have died is 49. The most recent death confirmed by State Department of Health was a man between 20 and 29.
The State is now releasing the COVID-19 numbers at noon each day, but they say the numbers reflect information from 36 hours earlier, as it takes them that long to compile the information.
Health experts around the country and in Hawaii are concerned that people will gather during Thanksgiving, let their guard down, and help spread the already out-of-control virus. Hospital capacity is a major concern, and right now, nationwide, hospitalizations from COVID-19 are at their highest at around 73,000 people, according to CBS News.