Big Island Coronavirus Updates

5,977 New Cases, 6 Deaths Reported Saturday

January 15, 2022, 9:36 AM HST
* Updated January 15, 12:08 PM
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The state Department of Health reported 5,977 new COVID-19 cases Saturday, bringing the statewide total to 166,008. Six new fatalities were reported.

A total of 720 new infections were identified Saturday on the Big Island. The Hawaiʻi Civil Defense reported 4,162 active cases, and 42 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: 118,177
Hawaiʻi: 17,576
Maui: 18,794
Kaua‘i: 6,283
Moloka‘i: 630
Lana‘i: 306
Pending: 0
Out-of-State: 4,242


A total of 5,419 individuals have been hospitalized as a result of COVID-19 infection since the pandemic began, while at least 1,123 have died.

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