Here’s the latest coronavirus update for Hawaii County as of Friday, 12 March 2021.
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 12 March 2021, 2300 UTC, Post 22,523.
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 Friday, March 12th.
The Hawaii Department of Health reports fifteen (15) new cases of Coronavirus with two (2) persons hospitalized on Hawaii Island. There have been no deaths reported in the last ten weeks.
Coronavirus cases have been increasing in our community. 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 are in place to reduce the virus spread. Please follow these measures so we can keep virus case numbers on Hawaii Island low. Currently the mandates apply to all persons that have been vaccinated for Coronavirus.
The Department of Health has opened vaccine registration to those 65 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 please be careful.
For more information, please go here: http://www.hawaiicounty.gov/active-alerts
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Russ Roberts (https://hawaiinewsdigest.net).