Here’s the latest COVID-19 information for Hawaii County.
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Accessed on 01 January 2021, 0216 UTC, Post 22,118.
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This is a Civil Defense message.
This is a COVID-19 informational update for Thursday, December 31th.
The Hawaii Department of Health reports fourteen (14) new cases of Coronavirus on Hawaii Island with three (3) persons hospitalized. A total of fifty one (51) deaths have been reported for Hawaii Island.
Do know that the number of coronavirus cases outside Hawaii are very high and travelers and returning residents must follow the emergency laws put into place to protect yourself and our community. We need your help to follow the preventive policies of face coverings, distancing, and limiting gatherings of no more than ten people. We must practice the preventive measures especially during New Year’s celebrations to protect our family, friends, and community. Please accept this kuleana to follow the preventive measures so we might continue in the New Year as the safest place in the Country.
Mahalo for your kokua in following the preventive measures that have seen us through 2020.
Thank you for listening and have a safe New Year’s Eve.
This is your Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency.