Big Island Coronavirus Updates

DOH Reports 4 New COVID Cases on Big Island

February 16, 2022, 9:12 AM HST
* Updated February 16, 11:26 AM
Listen to this Article
1 minute
Loading Audio...

The state Department of Health reported 203 new COVID-19 cases Wednesday, bringing the statewide total to 232,505. Twelve new fatalities were reported.

A total of 4 new infections were identified Wednesday on the Big Island. the DOH reports 1,446 active cases, and 21 persons hospitalized on Hawaiʻi Island.

Testing is scheduled today in South Kona at Yano Hall from 7-8 a.m., in North Kona at Old Kona Airport Pavilion from noon to 7 p.m. and in Hilo at Afook-Chinen Civic Auditorium from noon to 7 p.m.

COVID at-home test kits are available online.

For a comprehensive calendar and list of all pharmacies aand 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: 161,589
Hawaiʻi: 25,237
Maui: 27,511
Kaua‘i: 11,125
Moloka‘i: 921
Lana‘i: 609
Pending: 0
Out-of-State: 5,513

A total of 8,065 individuals have been hospitalized as a result of COVID-19 infection since the pandemic began, while at least 1,274 have died.

Subscribe to our Newsletter

Stay in-the-know with daily or weekly
headlines delivered straight to your inbox.
Mahalo for Subscribing


This comments section is a public community forum for the purpose of free expression. Although Big Island Now encourages respectful communication only, some content may be considered offensive. Please view at your own discretion. View Comments (5)