Big Island Coronavirus Updates

State Reports 3,878 New COVID Cases Sunday

January 16, 2022, 9:15 AM HST
* Updated January 16, 12:48 PM
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The state Department of Health reported 3,878 new COVID-19 cases Sunday, bringing the statewide total to 169,886. Three new fatalities were reported.

A total of 585 new infections were identified Sunday on the Big Island. Hawaiʻi County Civil Defense reported that the DOH said the Big Island had 4,449 active cases as of Sunday, with 42 people hospitalized.

If you feel sick or might have been exposed to COVID-19, get tested and isolate until you get your results. For a comprehensive calendar and list of all pharmacies and clinics providing vaccination and testing on the Big Island, visit the Civil Defense website.

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: 120,462
  • Hawaiʻi: 18,161
  • Maui: 19,494
  • Kaua‘i: 6,513
  • Moloka‘i: 658
  • Lana‘i: 334
  • Pending: 0
  • Out-of-State: 4,264

A total of 5,428 individuals have been hospitalized as a result of COVID-19 infection since the pandemic began, while at least 1,126 have died.

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