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Coronavirus Update for Hawaii County

Here’s the latest COVID-19 information for Hawaii County as of Wednesday, 13 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 Education.

Accessed on 13 January 2021, 2243 UTC, Post 22,190.

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This is a Civil Defense message.

This is a COVID-19 informational update for Wednesday, January 13th.

The Hawaii Department of Health reports seven (7) new cases of Coronavirus on Hawaii Island with three (3) persons hospitalized.  There have been no deaths reported in the last two weeks.

For your information, covid-19 vaccinations have been occurring throughout our island and distribution will be expanded in the coming week.  Information will be shared soon on how to register and schedule an appointment along with when and where vaccinations will be available.   The news of the vaccine is very good but please be aware we must rely on the preventive measures in place to keep us safe.

The Island and State of Hawaii remain as one of the safest places to be in the United States.  We need to continue to stay healthy with exercise, fresh air, sunlight, cleanliness and social connectedness within the preventive policies of face coverings, distancing, and gatherings.  Please accept this kuleana to keep Hawaii safe so we can go through the next several months as safely as possible.

Thank you for listening and have a safe day.

This is your Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency.

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Until next time,

Russ Roberts