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COVID-19 Update For Hawaii Island

Here’s the latest COVID-19 information for Hawaii Island as of 26 December 2021.

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

Accessed on 27 December 2021, 0426 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 Sunday, December 26, 2021.

For Hawaii County the Department of Health reports 118 new cases with 532 active cases and 4 persons hospitalized.

The entire State of Hawaii is experiencing high rates of Coronavirus transmissions and community spread on Hawaii Island is in every community.  Know that when you leave your residence, you may be exposing yourself to Coronavirus.

Be reminded that the mandate requiring wearing of face coverings indoors continues along with gatherings of no more than 25 persons indoors and 100 persons out of doors.   Distancing oneself from others outside your family group and staying home when you are sick are necessary to stop the spread.

The Department of Health recommends getting vaccinated and 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.

Civil Defense:

Thank you for listening and have a safe weekend.

This is your Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency.

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Russ Roberts (


Retired News director of Pacific Radio Group Radio Stations on Hawaii-the Big Island. I have more than 40 years of broadcast experience, including positons at KTUH-FM (UH-Manoa), KPOI-FM (Honolulu). KHLO-AM (Hilo), KKBG-FM (KBIG-FM)(Hilo/Kona), KAPA-FM (Hilo-Kona). Native-FM (Hilo-Kona), and ESPN Hawaii (Hilo-Kona). Former University of Hawaii-Hilo librarian. Retired Air Force Officer. Amatuer (Ham) Radio operator since 1977 (currently holds the Amateur Extra Class License from the FCC-KH6JRM).... Can read, write, and speak Russian. Retired on 30 September 2011, but still maintains a Hawaii Island News Blog.

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