Big Island Coronavirus Updates

24 New COVID Cases Confirmed on Big Island

March 2, 2022, 10:24 AM HST
* Updated March 2, 12:21 PM
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The state Department of Health reported 166 new COVID-19 cases Wednesday, bringing the statewide total to 236,435. Seven new fatalities were reported.

A total of 24 new infections were identified Tuesday on the Big Island. Hawai’i County Civil Defense reported 586 active cases and nine people hospitalized.

Community testing is scheduled today in South Kona at Yano Hall from 7-8 a.m., and in North Kona at the Old Kona Airport Pavilion from 3-7 pm.

Community testing is scheduled, Thursday, in Ka‘ū at Nā‘ālehu Community Center from 3 to 5 p.m., and in Puna at Pāhoa Community Center from 3 to 7 p.m.

For 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.

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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: 163,890
Hawaiʻi: 25,861
Maui: 27,957
Kaua‘i: 11,448
Moloka‘i: 934
Lana‘i: 624
Pending: 0
Out-of-State: 5,721

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There are currently 78 individuals hospitalized for the virus statewide. A total of 8,307 individuals have been hospitalized as a result of COVID-19 infection since the pandemic began, while at least 1,341 have died.

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