Big Island Coronavirus Updates

1,068 New Cases Reported Tuesday

February 1, 2022, 9:11 AM HST
* Updated February 1, 1:23 PM
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The state Department of Health reported 1,068 new COVID-19 cases Tuesday, bringing the statewide total to 220,356. No new fatalities were reported.

A total of 140 new infections were identified Tuesday on the Big Island. On Monday, The Hawai’i County Civil Defense reported 4,231 active cases, and 29 persons hospitalized.

Today, Tuesday, community testing is scheduled in Hilo at Afook Chinen Civic Auditorium from noon to 7 p.m.

Tomorrow, Wednesday, testing is scheduled in Kona at Yano Hall from 7-8 a.m., Old Kona Airport pavilion from noon to 7 p.m., and at Afook Chinen Civic Auditorium also from noon to 7 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: 154,279
Hawaiʻi: 23,606
Maui: 26,157
Kaua‘i: 9,851
Moloka‘i: 863
Lana‘i: 547
Pending: 0
Out-of-State: 5,053

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