Here’s the latest coronavirus update for Hawaii County as of Friday, 26 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 26 February 2021, 2056 UTC, Post 22,441.
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This is a Civil Defense message.
This is a COVID-19 informational update for Friday, February 26th.
The Hawaii Department of Health reports one (1) new case of Coronavirus with two (2) people hospitalized on Hawaii Island. There have been no deaths reported in the last eight weeks.
The Department of Health reports that nearly 60% of the most vulnerable population has received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. The demand for the vaccine exceeds the current supply. Everyone will have an opportunity to be vaccinated as more supplies become available. In the meantime, we ask that you continue to follow the preventative policies of wearing face coverings, maintaining distance, and keeping our gatherings to no more than 10 persons.
The Department of Health continues to coordinate vaccination points of distribution around the island. Medical facilities and pharmacies on Hawaii Island are offering vaccine registration to individuals who are 75 and older. For a list of all the facilities providing vaccinations visit the Civil Defense website.
Civil Defense: www.hawaiicounty.gov
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