Big Island Coronavirus Updates

8 Deaths, 375 New Cases Reported Saturday

February 19, 2022, 9:47 AM HST
* Updated February 19, 11:44 AM
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The state Department of Health reported 375 new COVID-19 cases Saturday, bringing the statewide total to 234,015. Eight new fatalities were reported.

A total of 58 new infections were identified Saturday on the Big Island. On Friday, The DOH reported 1,166 active cases, and 18 persons hospitalized.

Testing for today, Saturday, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Hilo at Afook-Chinen Civic Auditorium, in South Kohala at Waimea District Park, and in North Kona at Old Kona Airport Pavilion.

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: 162,422
Hawaiʻi: 25,506
Maui: 27,711
Kaua‘i: 11,244
Moloka‘i: 929
Lana‘i: 613
Pending: 0
Out-of-State: 5,590

A total of 8,136 individuals have been hospitalized as a result of COVID-19 infection since the pandemic began, while at least 1,300 have died.

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