Coronavirus Updates

County Officials Report 104 New Cases, 1 COVID Fatality

Posted January 3, 2022, 1:48 PM HST

The Hawai‘i State Department of Health Kaua‘i District Health Office reported a fatality and announced 104 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday, Jan. 3.

The fatality was a female resident in her 70s who was hospitalized. There are a total of 18 Kaua‘i COVID fatalities to date.

“We extend our deepest condolences to the family and friends of this resident,” said Mayor Derek S.K. Kawakami. “On behalf of our entire community, we offer our thoughts and prayers to this individual’s loved ones during this difficult and painful time.”

Today’s cases bring the number of active cases to 706, with seven hospitalized, and 4,436 cumulative cases. Kaua‘i’s cumulative case count includes 4,367 confirmed locally, eight probable, and 61 positive cases diagnosed elsewhere, as they received their pre-travel test results after arriving on island.

More detailed information on new cases is available on the Hawai‘i State Department of Health’s COVID-19 data dashboard. To view the dashboard, visit

For more information on the county’s COVID-19 response, visit