As of Friday, 29 May 2020, 82 Hawaii Island residents have tested positive for COVID-19.
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Accessed on 29 May 2020, 1925 UTC, Post 20867.
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“This is a Civil Defense message.
This is a COVID-19 information update for Friday, May 29th.
On today’s report of COVID-19, the total number of people who tested positive for Hawaii Island is 82. All 82 have been cleared as recovered leaving no active cases for Hawaii Island. Thank you for your help.
As of this date, a total of 7,417 people have been tested on Hawaii Island. Testing will continue island wide and is key in preventing the spread of Coronavirus. Remember early testing means early detection and early care and helps stop the spread of this virus.
For your information, a drive through testing will be held today in North Kona at the Old Airport. Hours are from 9 this morning ‘til 1 this afternoon. Thank you Premier Medical for providing this free service and the Hawaii National Guard and County Task Force for helping.
As announced, due to the communities’ good work, opening of medium risk businesses such as salons, restaurants, barber shops, and fitness gyms may begin June 1st. Places of worship may reopen on Saturday, May 30th. Individual opening dates will be dependent on their readiness to meet the requirements of safety. If assistance is needed, please call Hawaii County Task Force at 935-0031
Ongoing forward, please continue following the policies of prevention and keeping yourself physically and emotionally healthy.
Thank you for listening.
Thank you for helping keep our community safe as we go forward.
This is your Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency.”
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