HAWAII ISLAND – For the second day in a row, the Hawaii Department of Health reports there are no new cases of dengue fever counted on Hawaii Island.
The number of confirmed cases of the mosquito-borne disease holds at 202. The last reported increase was on New Years Day.
Of the 202 cases, only as many as 3 are potentially infectious to mosquitoes. All others are no longer infectious.
As of today, a total of 781 reported potential cases have been excluded based on test results and/or not meeting case criteria, health officials say.
Miloli‘i Beach Park remains closed until further notice to reduce the numbers of people visiting the area, Hawaii County Civil Defense reports. DLNR also closed state lands in the vicinity of Miloli‘i and Honomalino to all people except essential personnel and residents of the areas.