By writer to www.bigislandvideonews.com
(BIVN) – The County of Hawaiʻi on Wednesday morning reported the identification of a optimistic COVID-19 case on the Liberty Dialysis middle in Hilo, and stated that screening and testing of all those who may have been contaminated is underway.
The announcement got here through the Hawaiʻi County Civil Protection morning message, which additionally supported the Hawaiʻi Division of Well being indication that there are seven (7) lively circumstances of COVID-19 on Hawaiʻi island.
Right here is that this morning’s full civil protection message:
On at this time’s replace of COVID-19, the variety of lively circumstances monitored by the Division of Well being for Hawaii Island is seven. At this date, for Hawaii Island, nobody is hospitalized. The rise of optimistic circumstances on Hawaii Island previously two days are primarily journey associated which emphasizes the significance of exercising warning of touring trans-Pacific in addition to inter-island.
To your data, because of the identification of a optimistic case at a Hilo dialysis middle and to make sure the security of all purchasers and employees, the Division of Well being and County of Hawaii Process Drive are working intently with the administration of the Liberty Dialysis in response to this incident. This consists of screening and testing of all those who may have been contaminated and the disinfecting of the dialysis amenities. Testing started yesterday and roughly 200 individuals have been already examined.
To your data, a drive by testing is scheduled for at this time in North Kona on the Keauhou Purchasing Middle. Hours are from 9:00 within the morning ‘til midday. Thanks Aliʻi Well being for offering this service and the Hawaii Nationwide Guard and County Process Drive for serving to. An ʻOhana meals service can also be scheduled for Hilo on the Afook-Chinen Civic Auditorium. Distribution begins at 10:00 this morning. Thanks Hawaii Meals Basket and their contributors for offering this service and the Hawaii Nationwide Guard and County Process Drive for serving to.
Hawaii Island continues to stay in a very good place, however we should know that the Coronavirus risk nonetheless stays. Everybody should do their half, particularly when socializing, by following the preventive measures of face coverings, cleanliness, holding your self wholesome, of staying at house when sick, and particular care of gatherings and distancing. Thanks for making the trouble to maintain our neighbors, buddies, household, and neighborhood secure.
As a reminder, do know the carrying of face masks is necessary on the Island of Hawaii.
The Hawaiʻi Division of Well being replace will likely be issued at midday at this time.