(BIVN) – There were 129 newly reported cases of COVID-19 in the State of Hawaiʻi on Tuesday. Of that, nine (9) new cases were identified on the Big Island.
The Hawaiʻi Department of Health says there have been 156 cases of COVID-19 reported on Hawaiʻi 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, there are four (4) areas showing totals of over 10 cases:
- 96743 (Kohala) – 15 cases
- 96720 (Hilo) – 19 cases
- 96740 (Kona) – 55 cases
- 96704/96726 (South Kona) – 13 cases
From the Hawaiʻi County Civil Defense:
The Hawaii Department of Health reports nine (9) new cases of Coronavirus on Hawaii Island with five (five) persons hospitalized. There have been no deaths reported in the last two weeks.
For your information, The Hilo Medical Center (HMC) and North Hawaii Community Hospital (NHCH) are offering vaccine registration to individuals who are 75 and older. Please visit their websites for more information and to register.
Because many Hawaii Island residents have chosen to follow safe practices and the preventive measures of face masks, distancing, and limited gathering sizes Hawaii remains a safe place. Mahalo and please continue to accept this kuleana even as more people are vaccinated, so we can remain safe for our family and friends.
Thank you for listening and have a safe week.