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Top Story: Here’s the updated Coronavirus message from the Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency. Governor Ige has imposed a mandatory 14-day quarantine period for those arriving in Hawaii via air or ship.
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Accessed on 22 March 2020, 0300 UTC, Post 20466.
Source (email from the Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency):
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This is a Civil Defense message.
This is a Coronavirus informational update for Saturday, March 21 at 4:00 in the afternoon.
On State of Hawaii Updates:
- By order of the Governor of Hawaii, starting this Thursday, March 26th, all Hawaii-inbound passengers of all international and domestic commercial and private flights and all Hawaii-inbound passengers of all cruise line ships will be subject to a mandatory 14-day quarantine upon arrival. Mandatory quarantine protects the population from persons that may have potentially been exposed to the coronavirus and will be required by law to be isolated and monitored. This order will be in effect until further notice.
- · For details of the Governor’s order and imposing of mandatory quarantine of all passengers, please visit hawaiicounty.gov/coronavirus.
Your Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency will continue to give you daily updates and you will be notified of any changes that may affect your safety.
Thank you for listening.
Have a safe day.
This is your Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency.
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