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Hawaii Island News-COVID-19 Update

Here’s the latest coronavirus information for Hawaii County as of Monday, 12 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 12 April 2021, 2101 UTC, Post 22,293.

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 Monday, April 12th.

On testing for today, Monday, two district tests scheduled are scheduled in South Kona.  One at Greenwell Park in Captain Cook from 8 to 11 this morning.  One at Honaunau Rodeo Arena from 1 to 3 this afternoon.

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 127 active Coronavirus cases in Hawaii County; there are 5 new cases with 4 persons hospitalized reported today.  Coronavirus continues to be a threat in our community.  To limit the spread of the virus, 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.  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.

This is your Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency.

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

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Russ Roberts