Big Island Coronavirus Updates

Monday, August 02, 2021

Major Hawai´i Healthcare Providers Issue Mandatory Vaccine Order for Employees

Several of Hawai´i’s largest and most substantive healthcare providers announced jointly on Monday, Aug. 2, that they will require vaccination against COVID-19 for all employees.
Monday, August 02, 2021

Community Clinics Provide Free Vaccine, Mostly Free Testing

Combination testing and vaccination clinics are again weekly fixtures across the island.
Monday, August 02, 2021

State, Big Island Virus Totals Continue to Surge

The state’s two-week average is now 317 new cases daily, with a test positivity rate of 6%.
Saturday, July 31, 2021

DOH Reports 485 New COVID-19 Cases Statewide

The Hawai‘i Department of Health reported 485 new cases of coronavirus statewide Saturday, bringing the overall total to 4,210.
Friday, July 30, 2021

Ige Considering Vaccine Rules For State, County Workers as COVID Cases Soar to New Heights

Coronavirus is surging in Hawai´i worse than it ever has since the pandemic began in early 2020.
Thursday, July 29, 2021

Over 50 New COVID-19 Cases Reported on the Big Island

The Hawai‘i Department of Health reported 234 new cases of coronavirus statewide Thursday, bringing the overall total to 41,303. Over the past two days, there have been five new COVID-related deaths were reported.
Tuesday, July 27, 2021

Big Island Reports Four New Virus-Related Hospitalizations Overnight

The state’s two-week average is now 190 new cases daily, with a test positivity rate of 4.7%.
Saturday, July 24, 2021

Big Island Active Virus Cases Surpass 300

The state’s two-week average is now 161 new cases daily, with a test positivity rate of 4.4%.
Friday, July 23, 2021

Virus Cases Top 200 For Second Straight Day

The state’s two-week average is now 144 new cases daily, with a test positivity rate of 4.1%.
Thursday, July 22, 2021

Health Officials Say Viral Explosion Shows ‘No Signs of Diminishing’

Coronavirus numbers are surging throughout Hawai´i at levels not seen since January.
Thursday, July 22, 2021

Big Island Identifies 50 New Infections in Single Day, as Statewide Cases Soar

Three new COVID-related deaths were also reported Thursday.
Wednesday, July 21, 2021

Hawai‘i Sees Full Week of Triple-Digit Virus Cases

The state’s two-week average is now 124 new cases daily, with a test positivity rate of 3.7%.
Tuesday, July 20, 2021

Viral Spike Continues Across Hawai‘i

The Hawai‘i Department of Health reported 100 new cases of coronavirus statewide Tuesday.
Tuesday, July 20, 2021

Kona Shopping Center to Host Free Vaccination Clinic

A free coronavirus vaccination clinic will be held in Kailua-Kona this weekend.
Monday, July 19, 2021

Hawai‘i Sees Fifth Straight Day of Triple-Digit Virus Totals

The Hawai‘i Department of Health reported 132 new cases of coronavirus statewide Monday.
Sunday, July 18, 2021

Community Testing Scheduled to Stem Spread of COVID-19

Mass community testing clinics for COVID-19 will begin again starting Tuesday, July 20.
Saturday, July 17, 2021

DOH Reports 124 New COVID-19 Cases Statewide

The Hawai‘i Department of Health reported 124 new cases of coronavirus statewide Saturday
Friday, July 16, 2021

Big Island Virus Total Hits Highest Mark in Months Friday

The state’s two-week average is now 86 new cases daily, with a test positivity rate of 2.9%.
Thursday, July 15, 2021

Hawai‘i Sees Largest Daily Virus Spike in Months

To date, more than 65% of state residents have begun their vaccination schedules, while nearly 59% are considered fully vaccinated.
Tuesday, July 13, 2021

Big Island COVID Hospitalizations on Rise

The state’s two-week average is 63 new cases daily, with a test positivity rate of 2.3%.
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