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Coronavirus Update for Hawaii County

Here’s the latest COVID-19 information for Hawaii County on Saturday, 02 January 2021.

Views expressed in this Hawaii Island News summary are those of the reporters and correspondents.

Content provided by the Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency and the State of Hawaii Department of Health.

Accessed on 03 January 2021, 0327 UTC, Post 22,129.

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This is a Civil Defense message.

This is a COVID-19 informational update for Saturday, January 2nd.

The Hawaii Department of Health reports twenty (20) 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 coronavirus case counts continue to increase within the State of Hawaii and many celebrations and gathering were observed during the recent Holidays.  It is especially important moving forward into the New Year to continue following the preventive policies of face coverings, distancing, and limiting gatherings of no more than ten people to get us through any spike of coronavirus cases related to the Holidays.    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 2020 and please continue in following the preventive measures for 2021.

Thank you for listening and have a safe New Year.

This is your Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency.

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Russ Roberts