Big Island Coronavirus Updates

9 New COVID Deaths Reported Statewide

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The state Department of Health reported 311 new COVID-19 cases Friday, bringing the statewide total to 235,435. Nine new fatalities were reported.

A total of 41 new infections were identified Friday on the Big Island. Hawai‘i County Civil Defense reported 745 active cases, and 15 persons hospitalized.

Testing today is scheduled in North Kona at Old Kona Airport Pavilion from noon to 5 p.m. and in Puna at Pāhoa Community Center from 1 to 5 p.m.

Community testing hours will change starting next week Monday, Feb. 28, according to Civil Defense. For details about these changes and a comprehensive calendar and list of all pharmacies and clinics providing vaccination and testing, visit the Civil Defense website.

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COVID at-home test kits are available online.

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: 163,306
Hawaiʻi: 25,716
Maui: 27,839
Kaua‘i: 11,356
Moloka‘i: 934
Lana‘i: 620
Pending: 0
Out-of-State: 5,664

A total of 8,249 individuals have been hospitalized as a result of COVID-19 infection since the pandemic began, while at least 1,321 have died.

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