Big Island Coronavirus Updates

18 Deaths Reported Saturday

February 5, 2022, 9:43 AM HST
* Updated February 5, 12:14 PM
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The state Department of Health reported 1,278 new COVID-19 cases Saturday, bringing the statewide total to 225,535. Eighteen new fatalities were reported.

A total of 192 new infections were identified Saturday on the Big Island. The Hawai’i County Civil Defense reported 3,084 active cases, and 37 persons hospitalized.

Today, 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.

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.

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The island-by-island case count is as follows:

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O‘ahu: 157,456
Hawaiʻi: 24,263
Maui: 26,759
Kaua‘i: 10,341
Moloka‘i: 886
Lana‘i: 570
Pending: 0
Out-of-State: 5,260

A total of 7,667 individuals have been hospitalized as a result of COVID-19 infection since the pandemic began, while at least 1,222 have died.

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