Big Island Coronavirus Updates

240 New COVID Cases Confirmed on Hawaiʻi Island

January 19, 2022, 9:19 AM HST
* Updated January 19, 12:06 PM
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The state Department of Health reported 3,929 new COVID-19 cases Wednesday, bringing the statewide total to 184,767. No new fatalities were reported.

A total of 240 new infections were identified Wednesday on the Big Island. The Hawaiʻi County Civil Defense reported that the Big Island had 5,163 active cases, and 39 persons 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: 131,116
Hawaiʻi: 19,489
Maui: 21,202
Kaua‘i: 7,439
Moloka‘i: 725
Lana‘i: 366
Pending: 0
Out-of-State: 4,430


A total of 6,936 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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