As of Friday, 02 October 2020, there are 16 active COVID-19 cases in Hawaii County.
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Accessed on 02 October 2020, 2009 UTC, Post 21,612.
Source (email message from the Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency):
This is a Civil Defense message.
This is a COVID-19 informational update for Friday, October 2nd.
On today’s update of COVID-19, the number of new active cases, on Hawaii Island, reported and monitored by the Department of Health is sixteen (16). At this date, for Hawaii Island, twelve (12) are hospitalized. The Hilo Medical Center reports a total of twenty-nine (29) deaths for Hawaii Island. Our prayers, condolences to their families.
For your information, there are two Covid testing sites for today. First, in North Kona at the Keauhou Shopping Center from 9 this morning ‘til 12 noon. The second, in Hilo at the Afook-Chinen Auditorium parking lot from 9 this morning ‘til 1 this afternoon. Please enter the site through the Kuawa Street entrance.
Increased testing will continue throughout the Island. Remember, the purpose of testing is to identify positive cases as early as possible and in this way provide early treatment and to help stop the spread of the virus.
Hawaii County Police Department will continue their enforcement of the preventative polices of face coverings, distancing, and gatherings. Know that these policies are mandated and will be enforced. We need everyone to follow these policies in order to keep us safe. Please accept this kuleana to make Hawaii Safe.
Thank you for listening and have a safe day.
This is your Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency.
For more information, pease go here: http://www.hawaiicounty.gov/active-alerts