Big Island Coronavirus Updates

1 New COVID-19 Case Found on Hawai‘i Island

May 15, 2020, 12:06 PM HST
* Updated May 15, 12:12 PM
Listen to this Article
1 minute
Loading Audio...
A
A
A

One new COVID-19 case has been confirmed on Hawai‘i Island, pushing statewide numbers to 638.

The Big Island now has 76 COVID-19 cases with 75 individuals being recovered and released from isolation. Statewide, 565 individuals have recovered from the coronavirus. Deaths related to the disease remains at 17.

According to Hawai‘i County Civil Defense, a COVID-19 screening a testing drive-through is set up today in South Kohala at Waimea District Park.

Hawai‘i Tourism Authority reported that 858 people arrived in the state on May 14. Of those arrived, 252 were visitors and 318 were returning residents.

Two flights flew into Ellison Onizuka Kona International Airport at Keahole. A total of 42 people landed in Kona — 14 residents and 18 visitors.

Comments

This comments section is a public community forum for the purpose of free expression. Although Big Island Now encourages respectful communication only, some content may be considered offensive. Please view at your own discretion. View Comments

Newsletters

Get a quick summary of what’s happening on the Big Island with our daily & weekly email of news highlights.