Here’s the latest COVID-19 information for Hawaii County as of Thursday, 07 January 2021.
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Content provided by the Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency and the State of Hawaii Department of Health.
Accessed on 08 January 2021, 0005 UTC, Post 22,157.
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This is a Civil Defense message.
This is a COVID-19 informational update for Thursday, January 7th.
The Hawaii Department of Health reports eighteen (18) new cases of Coronavirus on Hawaii Island with two (2) persons hospitalized. There have been no deaths reported in the last week.
Positive cases of Coronavirus continue to increase both in the State of Hawaii and on the Mainland. Many of the new positive cases we are seeing on Hawaii Island are travel related which emphasizes the importance of exercising caution when traveling trans-Pacific as well as inter-island. We continue to do well because you have been following the preventive policies of face coverings, distancing, and gatherings of no more than 10 people. Thank you. We need to continue to accept this kuleana to keep our family, friends, and community safe.
Thank you for listening and have a safe day.
This is your Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency.