Here’s the latest COVID-19 Update for Hawaii County from the Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency.
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Accessed on 02 May 2020, 2035 UTC, Post 20711.
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“This is a Civil Defense message.
This is a “COVID-19” information update on Saturday morning, May 2nd.
On today’s report of “COVID-19,” the total number of people who tested positive for Hawaii Island remains at 72. From this, 60 have been cleared as recovered with the remaining 12 quarantined at home and monitored by the Department of Health. At this date, no one is hospitalized.
For your information, drive-thru testing will be conducted today at the following places:
- In North Kohala at Kamehameha Park from 10 this morning until 2 this afternoon.
- In North Kona at the Pottery Terrace from 8 this morning until 12 noon.
- In Puna at the Puna Medical Center in Pahoa from 9 this morning until 4 this afternoon.
Thank you all for doing this service for the people of Hawaii. Remember, early testing means early detection, means early care and help stop the spread of the coronavirus.
This Island and State are doing very well in minimizing the spread and impact of “COVID-19.” It is so very important to follow the policies of distancing, gatherings, face coverings, cleanliness, and personal health of physical and emotional care. All of these policies have one goal in common: help stop the spread of this virus. Thank you for your help.
Thank you for listening and did you know this is National Fitness Day?
This is your Hawaii County Civil Defense.”
For more details, please go to: http://www.hawaiicounty.gov/active-alerts
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