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Hawaii Island News-COVID-19 Alert


Here’s the latest COVID-19 information for Hawaii County as of Thursday, 15 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 16 April 2021, 0332 UTC, Post 22,712.

Source (email update 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 15th.

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

The next scheduled test is on Saturday when three district tests are scheduled.  One in Hilo at the Afook-Chinen Civic Auditorium.  One in North Kona at the West Hawaii Civic Center.  One in Puna at Keaau High School.

The Department of Health is monitoring 131 active Coronavirus cases in Hawaii County; there are 14 new cases with 5 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:


Thank you for listening and have a safe day.


This is your Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency.

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Russ Roberts

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