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Coronavirus Update


Here’s the latest coronavirus information for Hawaii County on Saturday, 08 May 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 08 May 2021, 2232 UTC, Post 22,843.

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 Saturday, May 8th.

The Department of Health reports 6 new Coronavirus cases and is currently monitoring 63 active cases with 2 persons hospitalized in Hawaii County.

As a reminder, following the preventive measures of face coverings, distancing, and limiting gatherings to no more than 10 people indoors and 25 people outdoors helps stop the spread of Coronavirus.  Please accept this kuleana to help keep Hawaii safe.

On testing for tomorrow, Sunday, there are no tests scheduled.

The next scheduled test is on Monday when two tests are scheduled.  One in North Kohala at Kamehameha Park and one in South Kona at Greenwell Park.  Both will be from 8 to 11 in the morning.

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:

Thank you for listening and have a safe day.

This is your Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency.

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