According to the Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency, 68 Hawaii Island residents have tested positive for COVID-19. One man remains hospitalized in Kona.
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Source (email message from the Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency):
“This is a Civil Defense Message.
This is a COVID-19 informational update for Saturday morning, April 25th.
On today’s report on COVID-19 the total number of people who tested positive for Hawaii Island is 68. From this, 40 have been cleared as recovered with 27 quarantined at home, and one adult male hospitalized at the Kona Community Hospital.
For your information, drive through testing will be conducted today in North Kohala at the Kamehameha Park from 9:00 this morning until 1:00 this afternoon. On Sunday, April 26th, testing will be conducted in Hilo at the Hilo Civil Center from 9:00 in the morning until 1:00 in the afternoon. Thank you, Premier Medical Group, Hawaii National Guard, and the County Task Force for doing this for the community.
A gracious mahalo to all who contributed to the availability of 200,000 surgical facemasks free to those most in need on Hawaii Island. Everyone Hawaii, a non-profit founded by Duane Kurisu, for the purchase of the masks; Hawaiian Airlines for transporting the masks from China to Hawaii State; The National Guard for distributing to all the islands; and Vibrant Hawaii for circulating the masks to more than 50 charitable organizations on this island.
Thank you, People of Hawaii, for who you are, a community together at a very difficult time.
Thank you for listening, have a safe weekend.
This is your Hawaii County Civil Defense.”
For more information, please go to the Hawaii County Civil Defense website at:
Thanks for joining us today.
Until next time,