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Eleni Avendaño

VIRUS TRACKER — Nov. 18: 71 New COVID-19 Cases and 1 Death Ronen Zilberman/Civil Beat

VIRUS TRACKER — Nov. 18: 71 New COVID-19 Cases and 1 Death

The health department is now reporting the latest COVID-19 cases at a 36-hour lag.

Gov. Ige Issues New Mask Mandate, But Most Rules Remain The Same Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Gov. Ige Issues New Mask Mandate, But Most Rules Remain The Same

People who don’t wear a mask in most public settings still face a $5,000 fine or up to a year in jail.

Hospital Execs Say Hawaii Needs To Prepare For Winter Surge Of COVID-19 Cases

Hospital Execs Say Hawaii Needs To Prepare For Winter Surge Of COVID-19 Cases

A large increase in cases could stress Hawaii’s hospital capacity.

Oahu Turns To Community Health Centers To Boost COVID-19 Efforts Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Oahu Turns To Community Health Centers To Boost COVID-19 Efforts

Clinic directors say coronavirus relief funds will help cover testing and contact tracing costs as well as provide families with direct financial relief.

VIRUS TRACKER — Nov. 12: 97 New COVID-19 Cases; Clusters Traced To Schools Cory Lum/Civil Beat

VIRUS TRACKER — Nov. 12: 97 New COVID-19 Cases; Clusters Traced To Schools

In the last two weeks, people in Hawaii have caught the virus at college parties, elementary and intermediate schools and on shared lunch breaks.