Here’s the latest coronavirus information for Hawaii County as of Friday, 19 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 19 February 2021, 2253 UTC, Post 23,400.
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This is a Civil Defense message.
This is a COVID-19 informational update for Friday, February 19th.
The Hawaii Department of Health reports two (2) new cases of Coronavirus with one (1) person hospitalized on Hawaii Island. There have been no deaths reported in the last seven weeks.
Our numbers remain low because of your efforts in following the preventive measures. Mahalo for your kokua. The COVID-19 vaccine can be an effective measure for slowing the spread of COVID-19. You are encouraged to register to be vaccinated if you are 75 or older. Maintaining the safety and health of our County is a community effort, and we are thankful for your participation.
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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