Here’s the latest coronavirus update for Hawaii County as of Wednesday, 21 April 2021.
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This is a COVID-19 informational update for Wednesday, April 21st.
On testing for today, Wednesday, there are two tests scheduled. One in South Kona at Konawaena High School from 2 to 5 this afternoon and one in Hilo at the Afook-Chinen Civic Auditorium from 3 to 6 this afternoon.
The next tests are scheduled 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, and one in Puna at the Kea`au High School.
The Department of Health is monitoring 104 active Coronavirus cases in Hawaii County. There are 6 new cases with 5 persons hospitalized reported today. The Department of Health also reports that slots are available for anyone 18 years and older at vaccination PODs and at local pharmacies. Please visit the Department of Health website and Hawaii County’s COVID Information page to register for the vaccination.
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.