Big Island Coronavirus Updates

State Reports 2,741 New COVID Cases Sunday

January 30, 2022, 9:17 AM HST
* Updated January 30, 11:44 AM
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The state Department of Health reported 2,741 new COVID-19 cases Sunday, bringing the statewide total to 217,775. Seven new fatalities were reported.

A total of 394 new infections were identified Sunday on the Big Island. Hawai’i County Civil Defense said the DOH reported 4,835 active cases on the Big Island, with 42 people hospitalized.

On Monday, Jan. 31, community testing is scheduled from 7-10 a.m. at Kamehameha Park in North Kohala, from 2-5 p.m. at Waimea District Park in Waimea and from noon-7 p.m. at at Afook-Chinen Civic Auditorium in Hilo.

Anyone who wants at-home COVID test kits can click here.

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: 152,596
  • Hawai‘i: 23,307
  • Maui: 25,811
  • Kaua‘i: 9,662
  • Moloka‘i: 857
  • Lana‘i: 535
  • Pending: 0
  • Out-of-State: 5,007

A total of 7,500 individuals have been hospitalized as a result of COVID-19 infection since the pandemic began, while at least 1,180 have died.

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