Big Island Coronavirus Updates

4,473 New COVID Cases Reported Statewide

January 21, 2022, 9:23 AM HST
* Updated January 21, 1:47 PM
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The state Department of Health reported 4,473 new COVID-19 cases Friday, bringing the statewide total to 195,151. Two new fatalities were reported.

A total of 507 new infections were identified Friday on the Big Island. The Hawaiʻi Civil Defense Agency reported 5,479 active cases, and 44 persons hospitalized.

On Friday, community testing is scheduled from noon-5 p.m. at the Old Kona Airport Park pavilion in Kailua-Kona and 1-5 p.m. at Pāhoa District Park.

For those who want COVID self-test kits, at-home test kits are now available here.

For a comprehensive calendar and list of all pharmacies and clinics providing vaccination and testing around the Big Island, visit the Civil Defense website.

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If you feel sick or might have been exposed to COVID-19, get tested and isolate until you get your results.

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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: 138,140
Hawaiʻi: 20,563
Maui: 22,659
Kaua‘i: 7,977
Moloka‘i: 785
Lana‘i: 427
Pending: 0
Out-of-State: 4,600

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A total of at least 7,083 individuals have been hospitalized as a result of COVID-19 infection since the pandemic began, while at least 1,137 have died.

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