Here’s the latest coronavirus update for Hawaii County.
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Accessed on 08 March 2021, 2127 UTC, Post 22,499.
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This is a Civil Defense message.
This is a COVID-19 informational update for Monday, March 8th.
The Hawaii Department of Health reports ten (10) new cases of Coronavirus with one (1) person hospitalized on Hawaii Island. There have been no deaths reported in the last ten 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 follow these measures so we can keep virus case numbers low. Currently the mandates apply to all persons that have been vaccinated for Coronavirus.
The Department of Health has opened vaccine registration to those 70 and older today. 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
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