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Here’s the latest coronavirus update for Hawaii County as of Tuesday, 04 May 2021, 2241 UTC.

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 04 May 2021, 2241 UTC, Post 22,818.

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 Tuesday, May 4th.

The Department of Health reports 2 new Coronavirus cases and is currently monitoring 64 active cases with 1 person hospitalized in Hawaii County.

On testing for tomorrow, Wednesday, a test is scheduled in Hilo at the Afook-Chinen Civic Auditorium from 3 to 6 in the afternoon.

The County sponsored test schedule will change on May 5th.  There will be one test in Hilo at the Afook-Chinen Civic Auditorium on Wednesdays and one test in North Kona at the West Hawaii Civic Center on Saturdays.

If you have questions regarding vaccination, 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.

Clarification of Wednesday’s test in Hilo:

A test is scheduled Wednesday in Hilo at the Afook-Chinen Civic Auditorium from 3 to 6 in the afternoon.

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

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