Big Island Coronavirus Updates

DOH Reports 375 New COVID Infections on Hawaiʻi Island

January 27, 2022, 9:15 AM HST
* Updated January 27, 11:41 AM
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The state Department of Health reported 2,380 new COVID-19 cases Thursday, bringing the statewide total to 211,267. Ten new fatalities were reported.

A total of 375 new infections were identified Thursday on the Big Island. The Civil Defense reports 5,386 active cases, and 43 persons hospitalized.

Today, Thursday, Community Testing is scheduled in Hilo at Afook Chinen Civic Auditorium from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., in Ka`ū at Pāhala Community Center from noon to 2 p.m., and at Nā`ālehu Community Center from 3-5 p.m.

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

For a comprehensive calendar and list of all pharmacies and clinics providing vaccination and testing, 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: 148,630
Hawaiʻi: 22,388
Maui: 24,971
Kaua‘i: 9,069
Moloka‘i: 843
Lana‘i: 504
Pending: 0
Out-of-State: 4,862

A total of 7,406 individuals have been hospitalized as a result of COVID-19 infection since the pandemic began, while at least 1,159 have died.

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