County reports 25th death at veterans home

Hilo Medical Center reports an additional coronavirus-related death associated with the outbreak at Yukio Okutsu State Veterans Home, Hawaii County Civil Defense said this morning.

Ige: No testing for keiki

The state plans to allow incoming travelers from out of state who have tested negative for the coronavirus to avoid quarantine as of Oct. 15 — but visitors seeking a family vacation might have to look elsewhere.

Three new COVID-19 deaths reported on the Big Island

Hawaii County Civil Defense reported Saturday that the number of new active COVID-19 cases on Hawaii Island, reported and monitored by the state Department of Health was seven, bringing the total number of cases on the Big Island up to 639 since the pandemic started.