Big Island Coronavirus Updates

Second Person Tests Positive for Coronavirus in Hawai‘i

March 8, 2020, 4:27 PM HST
* Updated March 12, 6:30 PM
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A second person in Hawa‘i has tested positive for COVID-19, or coronavirus, the Department of Health announced Sunday.

“The Department of Health has notified the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and is working with them,” DOH said in a statement. “DOH will follow up with close contacts in Hawai‘i. Information is still being gathered and the investigation is ongoing.”

Gov. David Ige and health officials scheduled a press conference to address the issue for Sunday at 5 p.m.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

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