Big Island Coronavirus Updates

1,907 New Cases, 5 Deaths Reported Friday

January 28, 2022, 9:13 AM HST
* Updated January 28, 12:19 PM
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The state Department of Health reported 1,907 new COVID-19 cases Friday, bringing the statewide total to 213,174. Five new fatalities were reported.

A total of 232 new infections were identified Friday on the Big Island. The Civil Defense reports 5,437 active cases, and 42 persons hospitalized.

Today, Friday, community testing is scheduled in Puna at the Pāhoa District Park from 1-5 p.m. and in North Kona at the Old Kona Airport Pavilion from noon to 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: 149,620
Hawaiʻi: 22,620
Maui: 25,308
Kaua‘i: 9,344
Moloka‘i: 848
Lana‘i: 513
Pending: 0
Out-of-State: 4,920

A total of 7,406 individuals have been hospitalized as a result of COVID-19 infection since the pandemic began, while at least 1,164 have died.

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