Here’s the latest COVID-19 information for Hawaii Island as of Wednesday, 21 July 2021.
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This is a COVID-19 informational update for Wednesday, July 21st.
For the County of Hawaii, the Department of Health reports 9 new cases with 203 active cases, and 8 persons hospitalized.
The number of Coronavirus cases continues to increase on Hawaii Island. These cases are both travel related and community spread. The increase in cases demonstrates the importance of following the preventive policies of face coverings, physical distancing, and limiting gathering sizes to help reduce the spread of the virus.
The County of Hawaii will provide Community Testing today at the Afook-Chinen Civic Auditorium in Hilo from 3 to 6 PM. The purpose of testing is to identify positive cases as early as possible, and in this way, help prevent the spread of the Coronavirus.
For information on clinics and pharmacies offering vaccination, please visit the County of Hawaii website.
Civil Defense: www.hawaiicounty.gov
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