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Accessed on 08 April 2020, 2035 UTC, Post 20563.
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“This is a Civil Defense message.
This is a Coronavirus informational update for Wednesday morning, April 8th.
On the COVID-19 status, the total number of people tested positive for Hawaii Island is 27. From this, 21 have been cleared by the Department of Health. The remaining 6 are quarantined at home and are being monitored by the Department of Health. At this date, for Hawaii Island, no one has had to be hospitalized for infection from the virus.
Keeping within the policies of prevention please do maintain the best physical and emotional health that you can be. Your overall health is so important to your resiliency. In addition we need to assure that our kupuna are taken care of and that they have opportunities to socialize within the policy guidelines of social distancing and grouping.
Let’s all protect each other; wear a mask.
Thank you for listening and know how lucky we are to be here on Hawaii.
This is your Hawaii County Civil Defense.”
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Until next time,
http://www.hawaiicounty.gov/active-alerts (Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency)