Big Island Coronavirus Updates

Big Island Lands 408 New COVID Cases Saturday

January 8, 2022, 9:24 AM HST
* Updated January 8, 12:19 PM
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The Hawaiʻi Department of Health reported 4,204 new COVID-19 cases Saturday, bringing the statewide total to 138,646. One new fatality was reported.

A total of 408 new infections were identified Saturday on the Big Island. The Hawaiʻi County Civil Defense Agency reports 3,019 active cases, and 26 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: 98,601
Hawaiʻi: 15,387
Maui: 14,925
Kaua‘i: 5,087
Moloka‘i: 506
Lana‘i: 247
Pending: 0
Out-of-State: 3,893


A total of 5,361 individuals have been hospitalized as a result of COVID-19 infection since the pandemic began, while at least 1,102 have died.

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