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COVID-19 Update For Hawaii Island


Here’s the latest COVID-19 information for Hawaii Island as of Wednesday, 29 December 2021.

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

Accessed on 30 December 2021, 0110 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 Wednesday, December 29th.

For Hawaii County, the Department of Health reports 26 new cases, 666 active cases, and 6 persons hospitalized.

Hawaii Island and the entire State of Hawaii continues to experience high rates of Coronavirus transmission and community spread can be found in every community. While today’s numbers are lower, we are averaging 70 new cases each day.

Be advised that Hawaii County has reduced the size of indoor gathers to slow the spread of the virus and prohibits social gathers of more than 10 persons indoors.

Please do your part in following the preventive measures of wearing face coverings, distancing, disinfecting your hands, limiting and avoiding gatherings, and staying home; especially when sick. If you feel sick or believe you may have been exposed to a positive case, please get tested.

For testing, the following County Community Testing operations is available today. In Hilo at the Afook Chinen Civic Center from 12 noon to 7 PM for PCR testing. Expect 48 hours for results.

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

Mahalo for listening.

Have a safe day.

This is your Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency.

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