Big Island Coronavirus Updates

Wednesday, May 11, 2022

Weekly COVID Update: 718 New Cases Confirmed on Big Island

The state Department of Health reported 5,768 new COVID-19 cases Wednesday, May 11, bringing the statewide total to 258,422.
Wednesday, May 04, 2022

Weekly COVID Update: 565 New Cases Reported on Big Island

The state Department of Health reported 4,249 new COVID-19 cases Wednesday, May 4, bringing the statewide total to 252,654.
Thursday, April 28, 2022

‘It’s Still Out There’: Despite Lifting of Restrictions, Shift in Approach, The COVID-19 Pandemic Isn’t Over

You might have noticed a few changes lately.
Thursday, April 28, 2022

East Hawaiʻi Health Clinics to Give Out COVID Test Kits, N95 Masks

East Hawaiʻi Health Clinics will be holding a community giveaway of COVID at-home test kits and N95 masks Friday, April 29, at 10 a.m.
Wednesday, April 27, 2022

State Transitioning to Public Health Management of COVID

While the state is transitioning from emergency response to a more traditional public health approach to managing COVID-19, health officials and Gov. David Ige stressed Wednesday, April 27, during a press conference that the pandemic is not over.
Wednesday, April 27, 2022

Weekly COVID Update: Nearly 500 New Cases Reported on Big Island

The state Department of Health reported 3,370 new COVID-19 cases Wednesday, April 27, bringing the statewide total to 248,405. Eleven new fatalities were reported.
Wednesday, April 20, 2022

Weekly COVID Update: 150 New Infections Confirmed on Big Island

The state Department of Health reported 1,736 new COVID-19 cases Wednesday, April 20, bringing the statewide total to 245,035.
Sunday, April 17, 2022

Federal Government Extends Mask Requirement For Public Transportation

Those who use and work in public transportation and transportation hubs will continue to be required to wear masks for at least another two weeks.
Wednesday, April 13, 2022

Weekly COVID Update: 160 New Infections Reported on Big Island

The state Department of Health reported 1,327 new COVID-19 cases Wednesday, April 13, bringing the statewide total to 243,299.
Wednesday, April 06, 2022

Weekly COVID Update: 107 New Cases Identified on Big Island

The state Department of Health reported 1,194 new COVID-19 cases Wednesday, April 6, bringing the statewide total to 241,972.
Tuesday, April 05, 2022

Talk-Story With County Administration About Moving Forward After COVID

The path forward after the COVID-19 pandemic involves everyone, and Big Island residents will get a chance to discuss the future with Hawai’i County Mayor Mitch Roth and key members of his cabinet during an upcoming online meeting.
Thursday, March 31, 2022

Second COVID Booster Shot Available at QNHCH

North Hawai‘i residents looking to receive their second COVID-19 booster shot can now get one at a Waimea hospital.
Wednesday, March 30, 2022

COVID Weekly Update: 92 New Cases Confirmed on Big Island

The state Department of Health reported 1,187 new COVID-19 cases Wednesday, March 30, bringing the statewide total to 240,778.
Wednesday, March 30, 2022

DOH: 2nd Booster Shot Recommended

The Hawai‘i Department of Health is adopting the most recent guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention regarding COVID-19 booster shots.
Sunday, March 27, 2022

Visitation Resumes at State Correctional Facilities

In-person visitation at the state’s correctional facilities will resume this week.
Thursday, March 24, 2022

Senator, Health Chair to Honor Big Island Medical Professionals For Pandemic Response

Sen. Jarrett Keohokalole, Chair of the Committee on Health, will visit the Big Island this weekend to honor and thank medical staff members of three facilities for their laudatory work during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Wednesday, March 23, 2022

Weekly Update: 53 New COVID Cases Confirmed on Big Island

The state Department of Health reported 827 new COVID-19 cases Wednesday, bringing the statewide total to 239,591.
Wednesday, March 23, 2022

County COVID Community Testing to End This Week

All county-sponsored COVID-19 testing events will be suspended until further notice, starting Saturday, March 26.
Thursday, March 17, 2022

Hawai‘i National Guard Completes COVID-19 Support Mission

The Hawai‘i National Guard’s Joint Task Force (HING JTF) has transitioned its remaining COVID-19 responsibilities such as vaccinations, testing, COVID-19 mapping, and unemployment office temperature screenings back to the state as of March 15, 2022.
Wednesday, March 16, 2022

Weekly Update: 107 New COVID Cases Reported on Hawaiʻi Island

The state Department of Health reported 1,092 new COVID-19 cases Wednesday, bringing the statewide total to 238,764.
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