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COVID-19 Update For Hawaii Island

Here’s the latest COVID-19 information for Hawaii Island as of Thursday, 23 December 2021.

Views expressed in this Hawaii Island News summary are those of the reporters and correspondents.

Accessed on 24 December 2021, 0124 UTC.

Content provided by Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency.


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This is a Civil Defense message.

This is a COVID-19 informational update for Thursday, December 23rd.

For Hawaii County, the Department of Health reports 66 new cases, 295 active cases, and 4 persons hospitalized.

The entire State of Hawaii is experiencing high rates of Coronavirus transmission and Hawaii Island has cases in every community.  Know that when you leave your residence you may be exposing yourself to Coronavirus.  Please be reminded that the preventive measures of wearing face coverings, distancing, limiting gathering sizes, and staying home when sick are key to limiting the spread of the virus.  If you feel sick or have been exposed to a positive case please get tested.

The Department of Health recommends getting vaccinated or getting a booster shot to protect yourself, your family, and friends.


For a comprehensive calendar and list of all pharmacies and clinics providing vaccination and testing please visit the Civil Defense website.


For questions regarding booster vaccination and vaccinations for 5 to 11 year olds, please contact your healthcare provider or visit the Department of Health website.

Thank you for listening and have a safe day.

This is your Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency.

Russ Roberts (


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