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Eleni Avendaño

VIRUS TRACKER — Dec. 9: 80 New COVID-19 Cases In Hawaii and 4 Deaths Ronen Zilberman/Civil Beat

VIRUS TRACKER — Dec. 9: 80 New COVID-19 Cases In Hawaii and 4 Deaths

In the last seven days, 1.8% of COVID-19 tests in Hawaii have come back positive.

DOH Is Recommending Shorter Quarantine, But Hawaii Travel Rules Remain Unchanged Cory Lum/Civil Beat

DOH Is Recommending Shorter Quarantine, But Hawaii Travel Rules Remain Unchanged

The health department says a shorter quarantine for people exposed to COVID-19 is sufficient, but it’s up to policymakers to weigh changes to the pre-travel testing program.

Hawaii DOH Plans Cuts In Contact Tracing Team Despite Continued COVID-19 Worries Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii DOH Plans Cuts In Contact Tracing Team Despite Continued COVID-19 Worries

Even as more cases are anticipated, Hawaii is “doing pretty well” a state health official said.

VIRUS TRACKER — Dec. 2: 78 New COVID-19 Cases In Hawaii Cory Lum/Civil Beat

VIRUS TRACKER — Dec. 2: 78 New COVID-19 Cases In Hawaii

Many of the cases in recent weeks have been associated with two correctional facilities.