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COVID-19 Update For Hawaii Island


Here’s the latest COVID-19 information for Hawaii Island as of Wednesday, 12 January 2021.

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

Accessed on 13 January 2022, 0102 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, January 12th.

For Hawaii County, the Department of Health reports 290 new cases, 3899 active cases, and 43 persons hospitalized.

Please do your part, make it your responsibility to protect our community from coronavirus and follow the preventive measures of wearing face coverings, distancing, disinfecting your hands, limiting and avoiding gatherings, and staying home when sick.  If you feel sick or believe you may have been exposed to a positive case, please get tested.

For testing the following sites are available today; in Hilo at the Afook Chinen Civic from 12 noon ‘til 7 pm and in Kona at the Old Kona Airport from 12 noon ‘til 7 pm.


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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