Big Island Coronavirus Updates

COVID weekly update: 197 new infections reported on the Big Island

The state Department of Health reported 1,327 new COVID-19 cases Wednesday, Oct. 26, bringing the statewide total to 361,817

Weekly COVID update: Big Island sees spike in new infections

The state Department of Health reported 2,211 new COVID-19 cases Wednesday, Oct. 19, bringing the statewide total to 360,490. Three new fatalities were reported. Big Island saw a spike in new infections from 89 last week 372 this week. A map documenting new cases by district throughout all islands can be accessed at the DOH […]

COVID weekly update: 89 new cases reported on Big Island

The state Department of Health reported 1,047 new COVID-19 cases Wednesday, Oct. 12, bringing the statewide total to 358,279.

COVID bivalent booster recommended for everyone over age 5

The Department of Health recommends COVID-19 bivalent booster vaccines for everyone age five and older.

COVID boosters, flu shots available during Walmart Wellness Day

As flu season approaches and COVID-19 continues to infect — and re-infect — people throughout the islands, Walmart is offering a chance for Big Island residents to protect themselves.

COVID Weekly Update: 109 New Cases Reported on Big Island

The state Department of Health reported 1,273 new COVID-19 cases Wednesday, Oct. 5, bringing the statewide total to 357,232. Eight new fatalities were reported.

State: COVID Reinfection Rate Rising

The percentage of COVID cases involving people who previously were infected now accounts for about 10% of new confirmed cases.

Department of Health Adds Reinfection Cases to Weekly COVID Case Count

The state Department of Health reported 12,755 new COVID-19 cases Wednesday, Sept. 28, bringing the statewide total to 355,959.

COVID Weekly Update: 145 New Cases Reported on Big Island

The state Department of Health reported 1,132 new COVID-19 cases Wednesday, Sept. 21, bringing the statewide total to 343,204.

COVID Weekly Update: 158 New Cases Reported on Big Island

The state Department of Health reported 1,343 new COVID-19 cases Wednesday, Sept. 14, bringing the statewide total to 342,072.

Waimea Hospital Offering Bivalent COVID Booster

Big Island residents can now receive the newest COVID-19 booster shot at a North Hawai‘i hospital.

COVID Weekly Update: 134 New Cases Reported on Big Island

The state Department of Health reported 1,215 new COVID-19 cases Wednesday, Sept. 7, bringing the statewide total to 340,729.

DOH: New Bivalent COVID-19 Boosters Offer Enhanced Protection

The Hawai‘i Department of Health recommends the use of the first bivalent booster vaccines designed specifically to protect against original COVID-19 and the most common forms of COVID-19 in Hawai‘i.

Weekly COVID Update: 205 New Cases Reported on Big Island

The state Department of Health reported 1,777 new COVID-19 cases Wednesday, Aug. 31, bringing the statewide total to 339,514.

COVID Weekly Update: 282 New Cases Reported on Big Island

The state Department of Health reported 2,219 new COVID-19 cases Wednesday, Aug. 24, bringing the statewide total to 337,737.

Weekly COVID Update: DOH Reports 338 New Cases on Big Island

The state Department of Health reported 2,696 new COVID-19 cases Wednesday, Aug. 17, bringing the statewide total to 335,518.

Ige Approves Emergency Rules For Out-of-State Nurses to Temporarily Practice in Hawaiʻi

The emergency rules are effective immediately for no longer than 120 days.

Weekly COVID Update: 369 New Cases Reported on Big Island

The state Department of Health reported 3,189 new COVID-19 cases Wednesday, Aug. 10, bringing the statewide total to 332,822. Fourteen new fatalities were reported.

Nomi Health Continues to Offer Free COVID Testing on Big Island

A direct health care company continues to provide free COVID-19 testing for Hawai‘i residents at several locations around the Big Island.

COVID-19 Vaccinations For Keiki 6 Months to 4 Years Old Available at QNHCH

A North Hawai‘i hospital announces that is now has COVID-19 vaccinations for younger keiki.
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