Here’s the latest coronavirus update for Hawaii County as of Sunday, 07 March 2021.
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Accessed on 07 March 2021, 2128 UTC, Post 22,493.
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, March 7th.
The Hawaii Department of Health reports eight (8) new cases of Coronavirus with one (1) person hospitalized on Hawaii Island. There have been no deaths reported in the last nine weeks.
The mandates requiring the preventive measures of wearing face coverings, maintaining 6 foot distancing and gatherings of no more than 10 persons continue for Hawaii Island. Please do your part to follow these measures so we may keep virus case numbers low. Currently this requirement includes all persons that have been vaccinated for Coronavirus.
The Department of Health will start to open vaccine registration to those 70 and older tomorrow, March 8. Medical facilities and pharmacies on Hawaii Island will continue to offer vaccine registration to individuals who are 75 and older. If you have questions regarding vaccine availability for your age group, please contact the Department of Health at 300-1120.
The Department of Health continues to coordinate vaccination points of distribution around the Island. 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 Sunday.
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