Big Island Coronavirus Updates

156 New COVID Cases Confirmed on Hawaiʻi Island

January 5, 2022, 9:26 AM HST
* Updated January 5, 11:56 AM
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The Hawaiʻi Department of Health reported 2,611 new COVID-19 cases Wednesday, bringing the statewide total to 126,067. No new fatalities were reported.

A total of 156 new infections were identified Wednesday on the Big Island. The Hawaiʻi County Civil Defense Agency reports 2,053 active cases, and 19 persons hospitalized.

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

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

O‘ahu: 89,995
Hawaiʻi: 14,185
Maui: 13,106
Kaua‘i: 4,452
Moloka‘i: 433
Lana‘i: 214
Pending: 0
Out-of-State: 3,682


A total of 5,313 individuals have been hospitalized as a result of COVID-19 infection since the pandemic began, while at least 1,094 have died.

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