Here’s the latest COVID-19 information for Hawaii County.
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Content supplied by the Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency and the State of Hawaii Department of Health.
Accessed on 01 May 2020, 2010 UTC, Post 20705.
Source (email from the Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency):
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“This is a Civil Defense message.
This is a COVID-19 informational update on Friday morning, May 1st.
On today’s report of COVID-19, the total number of people who tested positive for Hawaii Island remains at 72. From this, 58 have been cleared as recovered with the remaining 14 quarantined at home and monitored by the Department of Health. At this date, no one is hospitalized.
For your information, drive through testing will be conducted today in Honoka’a, at the Honoka’a Sports Complex, hours are from 9 this morning till 1 this afternoon. Thank you, Premier Medical Group, Hope Services, Hawaii National Guard, and County Task Force for offering this free service.
Know that the Hilo Medical Center continues their drive-thru testing; in Hilo, at the Hilo Medical Center, hours are Monday thru Friday from 10 in the morning till 2 in the afternoon; in Puna, at the Puna Medical Center in Pahoa, hours are from 9 in the morning till 4 in the afternoon Monday thru Saturday. Thank you Hilo medical center.
This Island and State are doing very well in minimizing the spread and impact of the coronavirus. It is very important to follow the policies of distancing, gatherings, face coverings, cleanliness, and personal health of physical and emotional care. Know that all these policies have one goal in common; to stop the spread of the virus. Do your part and wear a mask.
Thank you for listening and be well on a very, very special day in Hawaii, Happy May Day.
This is your Hawaii County Civil Defense”
For more information, please go here: http://www.hawaiicounty.gov/active-alerts
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