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Coronavirus Update for Hawaii County

Here’s the latest COVID-19 information for Hawaii County as of Tuesday, 19 January 2021.

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

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

Accessed on 19 January 2021, 2204 UTC, Post 22,227.

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This is a Civil Defense message.

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

The Hawaii Department of Health reports six (6) new cases of Coronavirus on Hawaii Island with five (5) persons hospitalized.  There have been no deaths reported in the last three weeks.

For your information, The Hilo Medical Center (HMC) and North Hawaii Community Hospital (NHCH) are offering vaccine registration to individuals who are 75 and older.  Please visit their websites for more information and to register.  Additional vaccination opportunities will be announced as DoH expands their efforts to vaccinate our community.

HMC: HiloMedicalCenter.org

NHCH: queens.org/north-hawaii/north-hawaii-community-hospital

Because many Hawaii Island residents have chosen to follow safe practices and the preventive measures of face masks, distancing, and limited gathering sizes Hawaii remains a safe place.  Mahalo and please continue to accept this kuleana even as more people are vaccinated, so we can remain safe for our family and friends.

Thank you for listening and have a safe week.

This is your Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency.

For more information, please go here:  http://www.hawaiicounty.gov/active-alerts

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Until next time,

Russ Roberts