Big Island Coronavirus Updates

63 New Cases Reported Tuesday

March 8, 2022, 9:06 AM HST
* Updated March 8, 11:02 AM
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The state Department of Health reported 63 new COVID-19 cases Tuesday, bringing the statewide total to 237,518. No new fatalities were reported.

A total of six new infections were identified Tuesday on the Big Island. Civil Defense reports 326 active cases, and four persons hospitalized.

Community testing is scheduled today in Hilo at Afook-Chinen Civic Auditorium from 3 to 7 p.m.

For tomorrow, Wednesday, Community testing is scheduled in South Kona at Yano Hall from 7 to 8 a.m. and in North Kona at Old Kona Airport Pavilion from 3 to 7 p.m.

A map documenting new cases by district throughout all islands can be accessed at the DOH website.

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The island-by-island case count is as follows:

  • O‘ahu: 164,576
  • Hawaiʻi: 25,974
  • Maui: 28,080
  • Kaua‘i: 11,526
  • Moloka‘i: 938
  • Lana‘i: 628
  • Pending: 0
  • Out-of-State: 5,796
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Today, Tuesday, community testing is scheduled in Hilo at Afook-Chinen Civic Auditorium from 3 to 7 p.m.

For tomorrow, Wednesday, community testing is scheduled in South Kona at Yano Hall from 7 to 8 a.m. and in North Kona at Old Kona Airport Pavilion from 3 to 7 p.m.

Of those total cases, 8,378 required hospitalization with 58 currently hospitalized. At least 1,354 have died since the pandemic began. Hospitalization data is updated Monday through Friday, except on state and federal holidays.

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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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