Here’s the latest coronavirus update for Hawaii County.
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This is a Civil Defense message.
This is a COVID-19 informational update for Wednesday, March 3rd.
The Hawaii Department of Health reports zero (0) new case of Coronavirus with One (1) person hospitalized on Hawaii Island. There have been no deaths reported in the last nine weeks.
It is because of your cooperation that the case numbers have remained consistently low. While the vaccine is a key measure in slowing the spread of the virus, it is still necessary to follow the preventative measures of wearing masks, distancing, and limiting gatherings to 10 persons. Thank you for your patience as you wait for the opportunity for more of our community to be vaccinated. Please understand that the current Emergency Rules do not exempt vaccinated travelers from quarantine.
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
Thank you for listening and have a safe week.
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