Here is 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 August 2020, 2210 UTC, Post 21,254.
Source (email message from the Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency):
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“This is a Civil Defense message.
This is a COVID-19 informational update for Saturday, August 1st.
On today’s update of COVID-19 the number of active cases for Hawaii Island stands at zero. At this date for Hawaii Island no one is hospitalized. The one hospitalized patient reported over the past weeks is well.
For your information COVID Free Hawaii will be providing testing every Saturday at Kona Target from 9 to 11 in the morning. Thank you S&G Labs Hawaii and CovidFreeHawaii for providing this service.
Do understand that many states are continuing to experience increased numbers of Coronavirus cases and the threat is still out there. Hawaii County continues to do very well. The citizens of Hawaii County should be congratulated but know the importance of following the preventive measures of face coverings, distancing, gatherings, cleanliness, and keeping yourself healthy and of staying at home when sick. Thank you for making the effort to keep our neighbors, friends, family, and community safe. We must all continue to get better to keep us safe. The County Task Force continues its efforts seven days-a-week of disinfecting and cleaning highly used public areas. This and other programs will continue until the virus is no longer a threat.
As a reminder, do know the wearing of face masks is mandatory on the Island of Hawaii.
Thank you for listening, keep up the good work and have a safe weekend.
This is your Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency.”
For more information, please go to: http://www.hawaiicounty.gov/active-alerts
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