COVID-19 at a glance

• Four new cases reported in the state as of noon Thursday, including one in Maui County and three on Hawaii island.

• There are now 647 cases – 416 on Oahu, 118 in Maui County, 82 on Hawaii island and 21 on Kauai. Ten residents have been diagnosed out of state.

• Religious drive-in church services with modifications may resume today.

• The Hawaii National Guard and Maui County will begin work today on 20 temporary emergency shelters in Waiale Park for displaced families and those impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on identifying COVID-19:

• Fever and cough are symptoms.

• Most people have mild illness and are able to recover at home. If you think you may have been exposed to COVID-19, contact your health care provider immediately.

• Keep track of symptoms.

• If you have an emergency warning sign (including trouble breathing), get medical attention right away.

Prevention includes:

• Getting a flu shot.

• Washing hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, especially after going to the bathroom, before eating and after nose-blowing, coughing or sneezing.

• If soap and water are not readily available, use a hand sanitizer with at least 60 percent alcohol.

• Avoiding touching eyes, nose and mouth with unwashed hands.

• Avoid contact with people who are sick; stay home if sick.

For more information:

• Call 211 or text (877) 275-6569 for general questions about coronavirus.

• Hawaii Health Department: hawaiicovid19.com.

• CDC: Coronavirus.gov.

To report violations of quarantine orders:

• Call (808) 468-9952.


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