Big Island Coronavirus Updates

3,955 New COVID Cases, 5 Deaths Reported Saturday

January 22, 2022, 9:39 AM HST
* Updated January 22, 11:08 AM
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The state Department of Health reported 3,955 new COVID-19 cases Saturday, bringing the statewide total to 199,106. Five new fatalities were reported.

A total of 484 new infections were identified Saturday on the Big Island. The Hawaiʻi Civil Defense Agency reports 5,536 active cases, and 44 persons hospitalized.

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.

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


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: 140,688
Hawaiʻi: 21,047
Maui: 23,198
Kaua‘i: 8,266
Moloka‘i: 806
Lana‘i: 446
Pending: 0
Out-of-State: 4,655

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 1,142 have died.

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