On today’s report of COVID-19, the total number of people who tested positive for Hawaii Island is 69. From this, 49 have been cleared as recovered with the remaining 20 quarantined at home and monitored by the Department of Health. As reported yesterday, the one adult male hospitalized has been released from Kona Hospital and quarantined at home, it was reported the adult male was just kept overnight and released to home care.
For your information, drive through testing will be conducted today in Kona at the Keauhou Shopping Center hours are from 8 this morning till 12 noon. Thank you, Ali’i Health, Hawaii Army National Guard, and the Hawaii County Task Force for conducting this free service.
A very grateful thank you to the banks and credit unions for working long hours, helping Hawaii Small businesses preparing the multitude of applications, to be ready early this morning ready for submission. This is when the newly funded Payroll Protection Program is accepting applications.
Thank you, people of Hawai'i for who you are, Community together, helping each other during a very difficult time. Thank you for listening and please be safe.
This is a civil defense message from the Hawai'i County Civil Defense Agency.