Big Island Coronavirus Updates

State Reports 196 New COVID Cases Sunday

March 6, 2022, 9:48 AM HST
* Updated March 6, 10:50 AM
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The state Department of Health reported 196 new COVID-19 cases Sunday, bringing the statewide total to 237,363. One new fatality was reported.

As of the latest update from the DOH for hospitalizations, just 74 people were hospitalized as of Friday throughout the state for COVID.

A total of 17 new infections were identified Sunday on the Big Island.

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: 164,472
  • Hawaiʻi: 25,951
  • Maui: 28,066
  • Kaua‘i: 11,517
  • Moloka‘i: 938
  • Lana‘i: 628
  • Pending: 0
  • Out-of-State: 5,791
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As of Friday, a total of 8,342 individuals have been hospitalized as a result of COVID-19 infection since the pandemic began. Hospitalization data is updated Monday through Friday, except on state and federal holidays.

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According to the latest data from the DOH Sunday, at least 1,354 have died.

Hawai‘i County Civil Defense reports that no community testing is scheduled for today.

Community testing is scheduled for 7-10 a.m. Monday, March 7, in North Kohala at the Hisaoka Gym and 2-5 p.m. Monday in South Kohala at Waimea District Park.

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

COVID at-home test kits are available online.

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