Big Island Coronavirus Updates

10 Deaths, 1,192 New Cases Reported Friday

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The state Department of Health reported 1,192 new COVID-19 cases Friday, bringing the statewide total to 224,257. Ten new fatalities were reported.

A total of 186 new infections were identified Friday on the Big Island. The Hawai’i County Civil Defense reports 3,358 active cases, and 37 persons hospitalized.

Today, Friday, testing is scheduled in North Kona at Old Kona Airport pavilion from noon to 5 p.m. and in Puna at Pāhoa District Park from 1-5 p.m.

Tomorrow, Saturday, community testing is scheduled at the Old Kona Airport pavilion, Waimea District Park, and Afook-Chinen Civic Auditorium.  All events are from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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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:

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O‘ahu: 156,706
Hawaiʻi: 24,071
Maui: 26,630
Kaua‘i: 10,206
Moloka‘i: 881
Lana‘i: 565
Pending: 0
Out-of-State: 5,198

A total of 7,667 individuals have been hospitalized as a result of COVID-19 infection since the pandemic began, while at least 1,204 have died.

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