Hospitals report few COVID patients; demand for boosters up

Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald Julia Tao receives the second Pfizer booster vaccination from pharmacist Cathy Kadokawa at KTA Pharmacy in Hilo on Tuesday, April 12, 2022.

After two weeks without a mask mandate or the Safe Travels program, hospitals have few COVID-19 patients, but demand for second booster shots is on the rise.