Here’s the latest coronavirus update for Hawaii County as of Sunday, 18 April 2021.
Views expressed 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 19 April 2021, 0256 UTC, Post 22,729.
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 Sunday, April 18th.
On testing for today, Sunday, there are no tests scheduled.
The next scheduled community testing is on Wednesday with two district tests; one in South Kona at the Konawaena High School and one in Hilo at the Afook-Chinen Civic Auditorium.
The Department of Health is monitoring 118 active cases in Hawaii County; there are 10 new cases reported today, with 7 persons hospitalized. As this virus continues to be a threat to 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, in order to stop its spread. Mahalo for accepting this kuleana to help reduce the spread of the COVID-19 virus.
Vaccination is open to those 16 and older. 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 County of Hawaii website for a list of all clinics and pharmacies providing vaccinations.
County of Hawaii: www.hawaiicounty.gov/coronavirus
Thank you for listening and have a safe Sunday.
This is your Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency.