According to the State of Hawaii Department of Health, the number of active COVID-19 cases on Hawaii Island is nine.
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Accessed on 24 July 2020, 1827 UTC, Post 21203.
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“This is a Civil Defense message.
This is a COVID-19 informational update for Friday, July 24th.
On today’s update of COVID-19, the number of active cases, monitored by the Department of Health, for Hawaii Island is nine. Of this, one remains hospitalized. There are two new cases on Hawaii Island.
For your information, there is an `Ohana food service today in Hamakua at the Honokaa Sports Complex. Distribution begins at 10:00 in the morning. Thank you Hawaii Food Basket and their contributors for making this possible and the Hawaii National Guard and County Task Force for helping. There is also a drive through testing scheduled in North Kona at the Keauhou Shopping Center. Hours are from 9:00 in the morning ‘til noon. Thank you Ali`i Health for providing this service and the Hawaii National Guard and County Task Force for helping.
The Coronavirus remains a threat so it is so important that you continue to follow the preventive measures of face coverings, distancing, gatherings, and cleanliness throughout the day. You should also stay at home if you do not feel well to help keep your neighbors, friends and family safe. As a reminder, the wearing of face masks is mandatory on the Island of Hawaii.
Civil Defense will postpone further Coronavirus updates while we provide you with information about Hurricane Douglas. Please call Civil Defense if you have any questions about Coronavirus.
Thank you for listening and do your part to keep Hawaii safe.
This is your Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency.”