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Latest developments:

• State Department of Health reported 81 new cases as of 11:59 p.m. Saturday, including 58 on Oahu, 12 on Maui, seven on Hawaii island and three on Kauai. Three residents were diagnosed out of state.

• There now have been 18,608 cases statewide, including 15,840 on Oahu, 1,647 in Hawaii County, 737 in Maui County (612 on Maui, 106 on Lanai and 19 on Molokai) and 119 in Kauai County. A total of 264 cases have been diagnosed out of state.

• No deaths were reported Monday; there remain 262 officially reported statewide, including 199 on Oahu, 43 on Hawaii island, 17 on Maui, one on Kauai and two out of state.

• Maui Memorial Medical Center to hold drill Thursday to prepare for COVID-19 vaccination distribution and management as hospitals across the state await the future arrival of vaccines.

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.

• Some people who are not showing symptoms could have the illness.

Methods for preventing illness include:

• 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.

• Wear a face mask in public settings. The mask is intended to protect others.

• Social distancing: Stay 6 feet apart from others.

• Clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces daily. This includes tables, doorknobs, light switches, countertops, handles, desks, phones, keyboards, toilets, faucets and sinks.

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 to the Maui Police Department:

• Email mpdquarantine@mpd.net.


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