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Hawaii Island News-11 April 2021

Here’s the latest coronavirus update for Hawaii County as of Sunday, 11 April 2021.

Views expressed in this Hawaii Island News summary 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 11 April 2021, 2238 UTC, Post 22,289.

Source (email notice 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 Sunday, April 11th.

On testing for today, Sunday, there are no tests scheduled.

The next scheduled test is on Wednesday when two district tests are scheduled.  One in South Kona at the Konawaena High School.  One in Hilo at the Afook-Chinen Civic Auditorium.

The Department of Health is monitoring 132 active cases in Hawaii County; there are 6 new cases reported today with 4 persons hospitalized.  Coronavirus continues to be a threat in our community.  It remains important that residents and visitors 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 to stop the spread.  Please accept this kuleana to help reduce the spread of the virus.

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.

For more information, please go here:  http://www.hawaiicounty.gov/active-alerts

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