(BIVN) – There were 81 new cases of COVID-19 reported in the State of Hawaiʻi on Monday. Of that number, seven (7) new cases were identified on Hawaiʻi island.
The Hawaiʻi Department of Health says there have been 97 cases of COVID-19 reported on the Big Island in the past 14 days.
On the health department’s zip code area map showing reported COVID-19 cases with onset dates in the past 14 days, only two areas – in Hilo and Kona – indicate totals of over 10 cases:
- 96720 (Hilo) – 22 cases
- 96740 (Kona) – 27 cases
From the Hawaiʻi County Civil Defense:
On today’s update of COVID-19, the number of new active cases, on Hawaii Island, reported and monitored by the Department of Health is seven (7). Of this one (1) is reported to be travel related. At this date, for Hawaii Island two (2) are hospitalized. A total forty-nine (49) deaths have been reported on Hawaii Island. There have been no fatalities reported in the last three weeks.
As we take time to remember the event at Pearl Harbor seventy-nine years ago and honor those who have served our Nation, please take the time to reflect on what you can do to keep your family, friends, and community safe from the Coronavirus. It may be as simple as committing to practicing preventive measures to prevent the spread of the virus.