Char: Number of state COVID cases ‘very concerning’

  • Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald Ruth Tulsi with TrueCare24 mixes a saliva COVID-19 test Friday at Pahoa District Park.

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The state health director said she thinks “it’s a bit early” to say Hawaii’s surge of COVID-19 cases fueled by the omicron variant has plateaued.