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Coronvirus Update for Hawaii County

Here’s the latest COVID-19 update for Hawaii County.

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 07 February 2021, 2306 UTC, Post 23,330.

Source (email message from the Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency):


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This is a Civil Defense message.

This is a COVID-19 informational update for Sunday, February 7th.

The Hawaii Department of Health reports seven (7) new cases of Coronavirus with one (1) person hospitalized on Hawaii Island.  There have been no deaths reported in the last five weeks.

The number of travel related cases of Coronavirus continues to increase on Hawaii Island.  We are asking you to limit your interaction with other people for a least ten days after you return to Hawaii Island to help reduce the spread of the virus.  Please continue to practice the preventive measures of face masks, distancing, and not gathering in groups larger than 10 people especially today when many of us will gather to watch the Super Bowl.  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 who are 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/

Thank you for listening and have a safe day.

This is your Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency.

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

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