Big Island Coronavirus Updates

DOH Reports 250 New COVID-19 Cases Statewide

January 9, 2021, 12:21 PM HST
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The Hawai‘i Department of Health reported 250 new cases of coronavirus Saturday, raising the statewide total to 23,143. Four new COVID-related fatalities were also reported.

Hawai‘i’s two-week average has now increased to 167 new cases daily, with a test positivity rate of 3.5%.

A total of 20 new cases were identified on the Big Island Saturday, according to DOH statistics. The state’s virus tracker, which maps cases by district across all islands, can be accessed here.

The island-by-island case count is as follows:

O‘ahu: 19,071
Hawai‘i: 1,994
Maui: 1,247
Kaua‘i: 157
Lana‘i: 106
Moloka‘i: 25
Pending: 0
Out-of-State: 543


A total of 1,531 individuals have been hospitalized as a result of COVID-19 infection since the pandemic began, while at least 303 people have died.

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