Here’s the latest COVID-19 Update for Hawaii County.
Views expressed in this Hawaii Island News update are those of the reporters and correspondents.
Content supplied by the Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency and the State of Hawaii Department of Health.
Accessed on 24 April 2020, 1935 UTC, Post 20659.
Source (email message from the Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency)
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“This is a Civil Defense message.
This is a COVID-19 informational update for Friday morning, April 24th.
On today’s report of COVID-19, the total number of people who tested positive for Hawaii Island is 67. From this 39 have been cleared as recovered with 27 quarantined at home and 1 adult male hospitalized at the Kona Community Hospital.
The Department of Health is continuing the investigation of the fast food cluster incident and based on their findings thus far, believe that this outbreak does not pose a threat to the general public.
For your information, drive through testing will be conducted today in Honoka’a at the Honoka’a Sports Complex from 9 this morning to 1 this afternoon. On Saturday April 25th, testing will be conducting in North Kohala at the Kamehameha park from 9am till 1 in the afternoon. Thank you, Premier Medical Group, Hawaii Army National Guard, and the Hawaii County Task Force for conducting this service.
Thank you for listening and have a happy Aloha Friday.
This is your Hawaii County Civil Defense.”
Thanks for joining us today.
Until next time,
http://www.hawaiicounty.gov/active-alerts (Hawaii County Civil Defense)