Big Island Coronavirus Updates

Friday, May 07, 2021

COVID Case Count in Hawai‘i Climbs Above 33K

The state’s two-week average is 93 new cases daily, with a test positivity rate of 1.6%.
Thursday, May 06, 2021

COVID Cases Double Overnight to 128 Thursday

The statewide total is now 32,922.
Wednesday, May 05, 2021

Walk-In Vaccinations at Hawaiʻi Walmart, Sam’s Club Locations

Vaccines are being administered via both walk-up and scheduled appointments.
Wednesday, May 05, 2021

DOH Identifies 64 New COVID Cases in Hawai‘i

The state’s two-week average is 93 new cases daily, with a test positivity rate of 1.7%.
Wednesday, May 05, 2021

Pfizer Vaccine Expected to be Approved for Children Ages 12 to 15

Hilo Medical Center is opening sign-up for 12-year-olds to receive the COVID-19 vaccine in anticipation of the US Drug Administration’s announcement approving the Pfizer vaccine for children ages 12 to 15.
Tuesday, May 04, 2021

DOH Reports 80 New COVID-19 Cases Statewide

The Hawai‘i Department of Health reported 80 new cases of coronavirus on Tuesday.
Monday, May 03, 2021

One New COVID-Related Death Reported Monday

The state’s two-week average is 91 new cases daily, with a test positivity rate of 1.6%.
Saturday, May 01, 2021

Big Island Hits 2,700 Cumulative COVID Cases

The state’s two-week average is 92 new cases daily, with a test positivity rate of 1.6.
Saturday, May 01, 2021

Free Community COVID-19 Testing Schedule

Public coronavirus testing continues this weekend, with three district tests scheduled for Saturday.
Friday, April 30, 2021

Post-Arrival COVID Testing to Continue on Big Island

The decision to continue the post-arrival testing program comes as the state moves toward its debut of vaccination exemptions for interisland travel.
Friday, April 30, 2021

Hawaii Over 100 COVID Cases Again Friday

To date, a total of 1,202,060 doses of COVID-19 vaccination have been administered statewide.
Friday, April 30, 2021

Officials Halt Visitation at Hilo Veterans Home Over COVID Concerns

The staff member in question works with food preparation and does not have direct contact with those who live in the home.
Thursday, April 29, 2021

Statewide COVID Cases Spike Above 100 Thursday

Most of the 69 active cases on the Big Island are located in the Kailua-Kona and Hilo areas.
Thursday, April 29, 2021

North Hawai’i Community Hospital to Offer COVID Vaccine Clinic, No Appointment Necessary

Queen’s North Hawai’i Community Hospital (QNHCH) is offering vaccinations for those age 16 and older.
Wednesday, April 28, 2021

KCH, HMC to End Public COVID Vaccine Clinics

Kona Community Hospital and Hilo Medical Center will be ending their public COVID-19 vaccination clinics later this month.
Wednesday, April 28, 2021

Three New COVID-Related Deaths Tallied Statewide

The state’s two-week average is 77 new cases daily, with a test positivity rate of 1.4%.
Wednesday, April 28, 2021

Three District COVID-19 Testing Sites Open Across Big Island Wednesday

Three district COVID-19 tests are scheduled island-wide on Wednesday.
Tuesday, April 27, 2021

Hawai‘i Reports First Pediatric Death Related to COVID Infection

The State Department of Health on Tuesday officially reported the state’s first pediatric COVID-19 death.
Tuesday, April 27, 2021

5 New COVID Cases Reported on Big Island

The Department of Health reports five new Coronavirus cases and three people hospitalized in Hawai‘i County.
Tuesday, April 27, 2021

HCCC Staff Cleared to Return to Work After Testing Positive for COVID

Hawaiʻi Community Correctional Center (HCCC) is clear of active COVID-19 cases after two employees tested positive for the virus earlier this month.
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