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Coronavirus Update for Hawaii County

Here’s the latest COVID-19 information for Hawaii County as of Saturday, 06 February 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 06 February 2021, 2300 UTC, Post 23,325.

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Incident: Coronavirus Update

This is a Civil Defense message.

This is a COVID-19 informational update for Saturday, February 6th.

The Hawaii Department of Health reports 1 (one) new case of Coronavirus with one (1) person hospitalized on Hawaii Island.  There have been no deaths reported in the last five weeks.

The risk of infection remains even as the number of new coronavirus cases continues a downward trend and more people are vaccinated.  Many small gatherings to watch the Super Bowl could possibly occur tomorrow.  Should you gather to enjoy the game, please do your part to help reduce the risk to your family and friends by following the preventive measures of face masks, distancing, and not gathering in groups larger than 10 people.  Mahalo for your kokua.

The Hilo Medical Center (HMC), North Hawaii Community Hospital (QNHCH), and the Kona Community Hospital (KCH) continue to offer vaccine registration to individuals 75 and older.  Please visit their websites for more information and to register.

HMC: HiloMedicalCenter.org

QNHCH: https://www.queens.org/about-us/news-story?&news=432

KCH: https://kch.hhsc.org/covid-19-hospital-preparedness-message/

Have a safe weekend.

This is your Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency.

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

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Thanks for joining us today.

Until next time, stay safe, mask-up, and avoid large crowds.

Russ Roberts