Here’s the latest COVID-19 information for Hawaii Island as of Sunday, 17 October 2021.
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Accessed on 17 October 2021, 2145 UTC.
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This is a Civil Defense message.
This is a COVID-19 informational update for Sunday, October 17, 2021.
For Hawaii County the Department of Health reports 39 new cases with 453 active cases and 12 persons hospitalized.
Thank you for doing your part to bring Coronavirus numbers down on Hawaii Island. Please know that the threat continues, and we must continue the efforts to keep Hawaii Safe. It remains important that we follow the preventive policies of face coverings, distancing, and limiting gathering sizes to no more than 10 people indoors and 25 outdoors.
Getting vaccinated and following these preventive measures is key to stopping the spread of coronavirus. Please accept this kuleana to help reduce the spread of the virus.
The next testing will be Monday at the following sites:
Hilo, Afook Chinen Civic from 9 am – 2 pm for vaccination and testing.
Testing at North Kohala, Kamehameha Park from 8 am – 10 am and
South Kohala, Waimea District Park from 2 pm – 4 pm
For a comprehensive calendar and list of all pharmacies and clinics providing vaccination and testing, please visit the Civil Defense website.
Civil Defense: www.hawaiicounty.gov
Thank you for listening and have a safe weekend.
This is your Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency.