Hawaii Fire Department Chief Darren Rosario said Monday that all personnel forced into quarantine after being exposed to an active-duty employee and a recruit who tested positive for COVID-19 have returned to work.
The state Department of Health reported 63 new COVID-19 cases today, with 55 on Oahu and eight on Hawaii Island.
NEW YORK — The top U.S. public health agency stirred confusion by posting — and then taking down — an apparent change in its position on how easily the coronavirus can spread from person to person through the air.
The state Department of Health reported 56 new COVID-19 cases today, with 49 on Oahu and seven on Hawaii Island.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention last Wednesday unveiled plans to start handing out COVID-19 vaccines for free within a day of government approval. This could happen this year, though more likely in the next.
Mayor Harry Kim is calling for the removal of Avalon Health Care as the manager of the Yukio Okutsu State Veterans Home in Hilo.
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.
The state Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism has worked with nonprofits and the private sector to provide up to 650 workers unemployed because of the current economic crisis job training and placement.