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COVID-19 Update For Hawaii Island


Here’s the latest COVID-19 information for Hawaii Island as of Saturday, 01 January 2021.

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

Accessed on 02 January 2022, 0524 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 Saturday, January 1, 2022.

For Hawaii County the Department of Health reports 195 new cases with 1284 active cases and 9 persons hospitalized.

As we celebrate the 2022 New Year the entire State and Island of Hawaii is experiencing high rates of Coronavirus transmissions and community spread. 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 10 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 and happy New Year.

This is your Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency.

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