Here’s the latest coronavirus update for Hawaii County as of Thursday, 08 April 2021.
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Accessed on 08 April 2021, 2025 UTC, Post 22,672.
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 Thursday, April 8th.
There are no community tests scheduled today.
The next community testing will be Saturday when 3 district tests are scheduled. One in Hilo at the Afook-Chinen Civic Auditorium, one in North Kona at the West Hawaii Civic Center, and one in Puna at Kea`au High School.
The department of Health is monitoring 153 active cases in Hawaii County; there are 10 new cases reported today. Coronavirus continues to be a threat in our community. It remains important that we continue to follow the preventive policies of face coverings, distancing, and limiting gathering sizes to no more than 10 people indoors and 25 people outdoors, until everyone has been vaccinated. Please accept this kuleana to help reduce the spread of the virus. Mahalo for your Kokua.
If you have questions regarding vaccine availability for your age group, please contact the Department of Health at 300-1120. You can also visit the Civil Defense website for a list of all clinics and pharmacies providing vaccinations.
Civil Defense: www.hawaiicounty.gov
Thank you for listening and have a safe day.
This is your Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency.