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Hawaii COVID-19 Daily News Digest May 26, 2020Posted on May 26, 2020 in COVID-19
Governor’s Office: Three Days – Zero Cases During an afternoon news briefing Gov. David Ige called the Memorial Day weekend, “A great weekend in the fight against COVID-19. Including today, we have had three days in a row with no new cases. Zero.” He thanked everyone for their efforts which have resulted in Hawai‘i leading […]
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Hawaii COVID-19 Daily News Digest May 23-25, 2020Posted on May 25, 2020 in COVID-19
Department of Health: Only One New Case of COVID-19 Reported Over Memorial Day Weekend On Saturday, DOH reported one (1) new case of coronavirus on Maui. On Sunday and Monday there have been no new cases. Hawai‘i COVID-19 Counts as of 12:00 noon, May 25, 2020 Island of Diagnosis New Cases Reported since 2/28/2020 (including […]
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Hawaii COVID-19 Daily News Digest May 22, 2020Posted on May 22, 2020 in COVID-19
Governor’s Office: Holiday Weekend Not the Time to Let Our Guard Down This Memorial Day weekend is bound to bring thousands of Hawai‘i residents and visitors, who’ve first cleared their 14-day traveler quarantines, to our state’s beaches, parks, trails, and other outside spaces. Health officials and state leaders are encouraging continued social distancing, wearing of […]
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Hawaii COVID-19 Daily News Digest May 21, 2020Posted on May 21, 2020 in COVID-19
Governor’s Office: Update on Interisland Travel Quarantine Hawai‘i is now in the “Act with Care,” phase two of the overall, “Beyond Recovery,” reopening strategy for the state. Governor Ige announced at an afternoon news briefing that he has been working closely with the counties on opening up businesses and activities, and lifting the 14-day quarantine […]
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Hawaii COVID-19 Daily News Digest May 20, 2020Posted on May 20, 2020 in COVID-19
Department of Health: Two New Cases of COVID-19 Reported O‘ahu and Hawai‘i island each have a new positive coronavirus case according to the latest count from DOH. One of the cases is an adult and the other is a minor. The investigation of these cases is ongoing, and it’s not known whether either of the […]
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Hawaii COVID-19 Daily News Digest May 19, 2020Posted on May 19, 2020 in COVID-19
Department of Health: One New Case of COVID-19 Reported One (1) Hawai‘i island adult has tested positive for coronavirus according to the latest count from DOH. Investigators are attempting to determine if this case has any potential links for previous cases. The outbreak at Maui Memorial Medical Center in Kahului is now considered closed. Hawai‘i […]
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Hawaii COVID-19 Daily News Digest May 18, 2020Posted on May 18, 2020 in COVID-19
Governor’s Office: Hawai‘i Moves into “Acting with Care” Phase Governor David Ige announced at a news briefing this afternoon that the state is now transitioning from the “Safer at Home” phase to the “Acting with Care” phase that celebrates Hawai‘i’s Kama‘aina economy. He said, “In this phase we start to reconnect Hawai‘i’s local activities by […]
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Hawaii COVID-19 Daily News Digest May 15, 2020Posted on May 15, 2020 in COVID-19
Department of Health: One New Case of COVID-19 Reported One new case of coronavirus is being reported by DOH. This is an adult, Hawai‘i island resident. This brings the total number of COVID-19 cases in Hawai‘i since Feb. 28, 2020 to 638. Hawai‘i COVID-19 Counts as of 12:00 noon, May 15, 2020 Island of Diagnosis […]
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Hawaii COVID-19 Daily News Digest May 14, 2020Posted on May 14, 2020 in COVID-19
Governor’s Office: Governor Watches National Guard Salute to Hawai‘i’s Healthcare Heroes For a few minutes today, Gov. David Ige took a break from the endless meetings, conference calls, and administrative work associated with the state’s management of the COVID-19 crisis, to join others around the state in recognizing the sacrifices of the healthcare community. From […]
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Hawaii COVID-19 Daily News Digest May 13, 2020Posted on May 13, 2020 in COVID-19
Governor’s Office: Safer-at-Home Means Keeping the Curve Flat This is the second week since Governor Ige issued the Safer-At-Home order and at an afternoon media briefing he said he is pleased the cases reported today continue to remain low. With only three new cases today, Hawai‘i is one of the safest states in the nation […]
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Hawaii COVID-19 Daily News Digest May 12, 2020Posted on May 12, 2020 in COVID-19
Department of Health: One New Case of COVID-19 There is one (1) new case reported today by the DOH. This is an out-of-state resident who was screened at the airport and subsequently tested positive. Complacency is a serious concern as reports of fewer cases inadvertently signals less urgency. Informal gatherings are being observed and people are […]
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Hawaii COVID-19 Daily News Digest May 11, 2020Posted on May 11, 2020 in COVID-19
Governor’s Office: Don’t Congregate, No Big-Groups, Masks in Public – Governor Reminds At a Monday afternoon news briefing Governor David Ige again asked everyone to remain vigilant in order to stay on the right track. He commented, “We’ll lose all of our progress and the sacrifices you’ve all made if we see a surge in […]
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Hawaii COVID-19 Daily News Digest May 8, 2020Posted on May 8, 2020 in COVID-19
Department of Health: No New Cases Of Covid-19 Likely Just A Lull Today is the first day since mid-March DOH has not reported any new cases. While this is good news, it does not mean, in any way, the end of the COVID-19 crisis. DOH and State leaders caution that social distancing measures, use of […]
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Hawaii COVID-19 Daily News Digest May 7, 2020Posted on May 7, 2020 in COVID-19
Governor’s Office: Governor & DLIR Director Provide Update on Unemployment Insurance Gov. Ige and Scott Murakami, Director of the Department of Labor and Industrial Relations (DLIR), gave updates on progress being made regarding unemployment insurance, during today’s Community Connection Facebook Live. Murakami reported 141,077 claims were processed as of Wednesday, which represents 63% of the […]
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Hawaii COVID-19 Daily News Digest May 6, 2020Posted on May 6, 2020 in COVID-19
Governor’s Office: Greenlight for Phase One of Hawai‘i’s Re-Opening is Tomorrow Governor Ige announced yesterday the stabilization phase of the state’s reopening and economic recovery. This includes reductions in restrictions for businesses classified as low risk from a health perspective. Today the governor provided further clarification on the specifics of his 7th Supplementary Proclamation which […]
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Hawaii COVID-19 Daily News Digest May 5, 2020Posted on May 5, 2020 in COVID-19
Governor’s Office: Stay-at-Home Order Becomes Safer-at-Home At a late morning news briefing Governor David Ige announced that the phased approach to re-opening Hawai‘i’s economy is beginning. He said, “Today was another victory in the battle with COVID-19. Only four positive cases were reported. This makes more than two-weeks of single-digit daily new cases. We have […]
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Hawaii COVID-19 Daily News Digest May 4, 2020Posted on May 4, 2020 in COVID-19
Governor’s Office: Governor Ige Expresses Condolences for Family & Friends of 17th Victim Calling it “another reminder of how deadly this disease is, and the way that COVID-19 continues to hurt our community,” Governor Ige expressed his deepest condolences to the family and friends of the latest Hawai‘i resident to fall victim to coronavirus. He […]
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Hawaii COVID-19 Daily News Digest May 1, 2020Posted on May 1, 2020 in COVID-19
Department of Health: Only One New COVID-19 Case Reported The single case of coronavirus being reported by DOH is an O‘ahu adult and brings the total positive case count in Hawai‘i to 619. The City and County of Honolulu has 400 of the cases reported since Feb. 28th. Hawai‘i COVID-19 Counts as of 12:00 noon, […]
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Hawaii COVID-19 Daily News Digest April 30, 2020Posted on April 30, 2020 in COVID-19
Governor’s Office: Hawai‘i Economic and Community Recovery and Resiliency Navigator Gives Update On a Facebook Live today, Gov. David Ige and Alan Oshima, Hawai‘i’s Economic and Community Recovery and Resiliency Navigator, discussed plans to keep the community safe while beginning to reopen designated sectors. Oshima said his group is connecting with business and community representatives […]
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Hawaii COVID-19 Daily News Digest April 29, 2020Posted on April 29, 2020 in COVID-19
Governor’s Office: Hawai‘i, We Are Almost There Governor David Ige was cautiously optimistic in remarks delivered at a news briefing this afternoon. “Your hard work, sacrifices, and diligence are paying off,” the governor said. For the past ten days, the state has experienced six or fewer new cases of COVID-19. “The curve has flattened…until there […]
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Hawaii COVID-19 Daily News Digest April 28, 2020Posted on April 28, 2020 in COVID-19
Department of Health: Two Additional COVID-19 Cases Reported Two new cases of coronavirus, both Maui adults, have been reported by DOH. One of the cases is a Lānaʻi resident who has been hospitalized on Maui for an extended time. The patient was transported in early March to Maui for treatment not associated with coronavirus. The […]
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Hawaii COVID-19 Daily News Digest April 27, 2020Posted on April 27, 2020 in COVID-19
Department of Health: One Death and One New Case of COVID-19 Reported The Dept. of Health is reporting another death associated with COVID-19 in the state. The 16th death is an Oʻahu woman, over 65 years old with underlying health conditions who had been hospitalized since early April. DOH is investigating whether the cause of infection […]
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Hawaii COVID-19 Daily News Digest April 26, 2020Posted on April 26, 2020 in COVID-19
Governor’s Office: 6th Supplementary Proclamation Continues Stay-at-Homes Rules Until End of May See full proclamation here: https://governor.hawaii.gov/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/2004144-ATG_Sixth-Supplementary-Proclamation-for-COVID-19-distribution-signed.pdf Department of Health: Two New Cases of COVID-19 Reported One (1) O‘ahu resident and one (1) Hawai‘i island resident diagnosed with coronavirus brings the state to total of 606 since Feb. 28, 2020. Both new cases are minors […]
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Hawaii COVID-19 Daily News Digest April 25, 2020Posted on April 25, 2020 in COVID-19
Governor’s Office: 6th Supplementary Proclamation Continues Stay-at-Homes Rules Until End of May In announcing his 6th Supplementary Proclamation this afternoon, Governor David Ige paid testament to everyone’s efforts in keeping the number of new cases of COVID-19 low this week, while recognizing that, “every loss is a sad moment for our community.” The deaths of […]
Read More Hawaii COVID-19 Daily News Digest April 25, 2020