Big Island Coronavirus Updates

6,252 New COVID-19 Cases Reported Tuesday

January 18, 2022, 9:08 AM HST
* Updated January 18, 10:53 AM
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The state Department of Health reported 6,252 new COVID-19 cases Tuesday, bringing the statewide total to 180,838. No new fatalities were reported.

A total of 834 new infections were identified Tuesday on the Big Island. The Hawaiʻi County Civil Defense reported that the Big Island had 5,170 active cases as of Monday, with 41 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: 128,090
  • Hawaiʻi: 19,249
  • Maui: 20,805
  • Kaua‘i: 7,241
  • Moloka‘i: 705
  • Lana‘i: 349
  • Pending: 0
  • Out-of-State: 4,399

A total of 5,434 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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