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Top Story: Hawaii health officials have confirmed 37U.S1 cases of the coronavirus in the state.
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Accessed on 06 April 2020, 1435 UTC, Post 20551.
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The state’s coronavirus death toll stands at 4, unchanged from Saturday. Read more
Nearly a quarter of Hawaii residents surveyed as part of a new COVID-19 tracking effort reported that they had symptoms that could be the result of having the new coronavirus. Read more
Saturday’s trans-Pacific passenger count was 683, including 106 visitors and 220 residents returning home to Hawaii. Read more
Capt. Brett Crozier, the Navy captain who was removed from command of the coronavirus-stricken aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt, has tested positive for COVID-19. Read more
Police arrested a 38-year-old fugitive today who was wanted in connection with a February shooting that injured a man in Nanakuli. Read more
President Donald Trump and members of the National Coronavirus Task Force are giving an update on the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more
U.S. military officials have outlined a spending request to bolster deterrence against China after the coronavirus pandemic ebbs, a sign of how national security leaders are already studying ways to shore up the country’s standing in the Asia-Pacific region once the outbreak ends. Read more
The Honolulu Medical Examiner’s office identified today the man who died as Sele Fauolo, 66, of Pearl City. Read more
Eight people have been arrested since Thursday on suspicion of violating state or county states of emergency due to the coronavirus pandemic, according to police booking logs. Read more
Americans braced for what the nation’s top doctor warned would be “the hardest and saddest week” of their lives while Britain assumed the unwelcome mantle of deadliest coronavirus hotspot in Europe. Read more
Jonathan Bailey, a 30-year-old Amazon warehouse employee in New York City, has a system for protecting himself from the coronavirus at work. Read more
A 35-year-old Hilo man has been charged with enhanced penalties after police said he burglarized a Kurtistown home during Gov. David Ige’s emergency proclamation for the coronavirus outbreak. Read more
They had to cancel the premiere party. But Jeffrey Katzenberg and Meg Whitman have stuck with the Monday start date of Quibi, the short-form video app for smartphones that they hope will attract millions of subscribers. Read more
A flood advisory for Oahu has expired tonight. Read more
Yvonne Knight, who has respiratory problems that make her especially vulnerable in the coronavirus pandemic, can’t buy groceries online with her food stamps — even though each trip to the store is now a risky endeavor. Read more
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was admitted to a hospital for tests, his office said, because he is still suffering symptoms, 10 days after he was diagnosed with COVID-19. Read more
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is seen moving closer to declaring a state of emergency in a matter of days, after confirmed coronavirus infections in Tokyo surged over the weekend to top 1,000 for the first time, a newspaper report said. Read more
The political science class was called “Forced Migration and Refugees.” Students read accounts of migrants fleeing broken economies and seeking better futures, of life plans drastically altered and the political forces that made it all seem necessary. Read more
No one should have known Bella Lamilla’s name. Read more
Across the United States, even as coronavirus deaths are being recorded in terrifying numbers — many hundreds each day — the true death toll is likely much higher. Read more
Boeing said today it will continue its shutdown of production indefinitely at its Seattle area facilities due to the spread of the coronavirus. Read more
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