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Coronavirus Update for Hawaii County

Here’s the latest coronavirus update for Hawaii County.

Views expressed in this Hawaii Island News update are those of the reporters and correspondents.

Content supplied by the Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency and the State of Hawaii Department of Health.

Accessed on 10 March 2021, 0130 UTC, Post 22,505.

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 Tuesday, March 9th.

The Hawaii Department of Health reports seven (7) new cases of Coronavirus with zero (0) persons 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 inside and 25 persons outside 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.   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:

Thank you for listening and please be careful.

This is your Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency.

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Russ Roberts

Retired News director of Pacific Radio Group Radio Stations on Hawaii-the Big Island. I have more than 40 years of broadcast experience, including positons at KTUH-FM (UH-Manoa), KPOI-FM (Honolulu). KHLO-AM (Hilo), KKBG-FM (KBIG-FM)(Hilo/Kona), KAPA-FM (Hilo-Kona). Native-FM (Hilo-Kona), and ESPN Hawaii (Hilo-Kona). Former University of Hawaii-Hilo librarian. Retired Air Force Officer. Amatuer (Ham) Radio operator since 1977 (currently holds the Amateur Extra Class License from the FCC-KH6JRM).... Can read, write, and speak Russian. Retired on 30 September 2011, but still maintains a Hawaii Island News Blog.

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