Here’s the latest coronavirus information for Hawaii County as of Wednesday, 17 February 2021.
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Content supplied by the Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency and the State of Hawaii Department of Health.
Accessed on 17 February 2021, 2256 UTC, Post 23,389.
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 Wednesday, February 17th.
The Hawaii Department of Health reports one (1) new cases of Coronavirus with one (1) person hospitalized on Hawaii Island. There have been no deaths reported in the last seven weeks.
Because of your efforts in following the preventive measures our numbers have reduced and Hawaii remains as one of the safest place. Mahalo for your kokua. Please continue to accept this kuleana through the vaccination process as the risk of spreading the virus won’t be over until most of our island residents are vaccinated.
The Department of Health continues to coordinate vaccination points of distribution around the island to inoculate medical personnel, first responders and critical workers from the virus. Everyone will have an opportunity to be vaccinated as more vaccine becomes available. 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.
Thank you for listening and have a safe Day.
This is your Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency.
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