According to the State Department of Health, 81 Hawaii Island residents have tested positive for COVID-19.
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Accessed on 23 May 2020, 2020 UTC, Post 20834.
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“This is a Civil Defense message.
This is a COVID-19 information update for Saturday morning, May 23.
On today’s report of COVID-19, the total number of people tested positive for Hawaii Island is 81 from that 77 have been cleared as recovered with the remaining 4 quarantined and being monitored by the Department of Health.
For your information, drive through testing will be conducted today in North Kona at the Pottery Terrace from 8:00 this morning to 12:00 noon. Mahalo Aloha Kona Urgent Care for providing this free service and Hawaii National Guard and the County Task Force for their support.
The Island and State of Hawaii are doing well in minimizing the spread and impact of this virus. During this holiday weekend when we gather and enjoy the lifestyle of Hawaii please continue practicing the policies of distancing, gatherings, cleanliness, face coverings, staying at home if you are sick, and keeping yourself physically and emotionally healthy.
Please be safe on this very special weekend of remembrance in honor of the men and women who died serving our great nation.
This is your Hawaii County Civil Defense.”
For more information, please go here: http://www.hawaiicounty.gov/active-alerts
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