Big Island Coronavirus Updates

159 New COVID Cases Confirmed on Big Island

January 31, 2022, 9:21 AM HST
* Updated January 31, 10:25 AM
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The state Department of Health reported 1,513 new COVID-19 cases Monday, bringing the statewide total to 219,288. One new fatality was reported.

A total of 159 new infections were identified Monday on the Big Island. The Hawai’i County Civil Defense said the DOH reported 4,757 active cases, and 36 persons 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 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: 153,552
Hawai‘i: 23,466
Maui: 26,004
Kaua‘i: 9,823
Moloka‘i: 862
Lana‘i: 542
Pending: 0
Out-of-State: 5,039

A total of 7,500 individuals have been hospitalized as a result of COVID-19 infection since the pandemic began, while at least 1,181 have died.

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