Big Island Coronavirus Updates

3 Deaths, 314 COVID Cases Reported Thursday

March 3, 2022, 9:10 AM HST
* Updated March 3, 11:00 AM
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The state Department of Health reported 314 new COVID-19 cases Thursday, bringing the statewide total to 236,749. Three new fatalities were reported.

A total of 24 new infections were identified Thursday on the Big Island. Hawai‘i County Civil Defense reported 520 active cases and nine people hospitalized.

Community testing is scheduled from 3-5 p.m. today in Ka‘u at Nā‘ālehu Community Center and 3-7 p.m. at Afook-Chinen Civic Auditorium in Hilo.

Community testing is also scheduled from 2-5 p.m. Friday, March 4, in Puna at Pāhoa Community Center 2-5 p.m. in North Kona at the Old Airport Park pavilion in Kailua-Kona.

For a comprehensive calendar and list of all pharmacies and clinics providing vaccination and testing, visit the Civil Defense website.


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:

  • O‘ahu: 164,088
  • Hawaiʻi: 25,885
  • Maui: 27,999
  • Kaua‘i: 11,471
  • Moloka‘i: 937
  • Lana‘i: 626
  • Pending: 0
  • Out-of-State: 5,743

There are currently 81 individuals hospitalized for the virus statewide. A total of 8,319 individuals have been hospitalized as a result of COVID-19 infection since the pandemic began, while at least 1,344 have died.

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