Big Island Coronavirus Updates

DOH Reports 916 New COVID Cases Sunday

February 6, 2022, 10:08 AM HST
* Updated February 6, 11:49 AM
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The state Department of Health reported 916 new COVID-19 cases Sunday, bringing the statewide total to 226,451. Four new fatalities were reported.

A total of 155 new infections were identified Sunday on the Big Island. For Hawai’i County, Civil Defense said Sunday morning that the DOH reported 2,862 active cases, and 37 persons hospitalized.

No community testing is scheduled today. On Monday, Feb. 7, community testing is scheduled for 7-10 a.m. at Hisaoka Gym in North Kohala, from 2-5 p.m. at Waimea District Park in South Kohala and from noon-7 p.m. at Afook-Chinen Civic Auditorium in Hilo. Covid at-home test kits are available online.

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: 157,993
  • Hawaiʻi: 24,418
  • Maui: 26,866
  • Kaua‘i: 10,436
  • Moloka‘i: 887
  • Lana‘i: 573
  • Pending: 0
  • Out-of-State: 5,278

A total of 7,756 individuals have been hospitalized as a result of COVID-19 infection since the pandemic began, while at least 1,226 have died.

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