Big Island Coronavirus Updates

DOH Reports 34 New COVID Cases on Big Island

October 22, 2021, 9:27 AM HST
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The Hawaiʻi Department of Health reported 134 new COVID-19 cases Friday, bringing the statewide total to 83,020. Three new COVID-related fatalities were also reported.

A total of 34 new infections were identified on the Big Island Friday. The state’s seven-day average is now 115 new cases daily, with a test positivity rate of 1.8%.

A map documenting new cases by district across all islands can be accessed at the DOH website.

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

O‘ahu: 57,281
Hawai‘i: 10,802
Maui: 9,422
Kaua‘i: 2,514
Moloka‘i: 239
Lana‘i: 141
Pending: 0
Out-of-State: 2,621


A total of 4,629 individuals have been hospitalized as a result of COVID-19 infection since the pandemic began, while at least 880 have died.

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