Here’s the latest coronavirus update for Hawaii Island as of Saturday, 13 March 2021.

Views expressed in this Hawaii Island news summary are those of the reporters and correspondents.

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

Accessed on 14 March 2021, 0108 UTC, Post 22,530.

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 Saturday, March 13th.

The Hawaii Department of Health reports seven (7) new cases of Coronavirus with two (2) persons hospitalized on Hawaii Island.  There have been no deaths reported in the last ten weeks.

On testing for today, Saturday, two District tests are scheduled.  One was in Hilo at the Afook-Chinen Auditorium from 8 this morning until noon.  One is in Puna at Kea`au High School from 1 to 5 this afternoon

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. For a list of all the facilities providing vaccinations visit the Civil Defense website.

Civil Defense:

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