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Department of Health: 123 New Coronavirus Cases Includes 18 Children A third day of triple-digit case numbers is being reported by DOH and is the first time total cumulative cases have exceeded 2,000. The 123 newly diagnosed cases include 18 pediatric cases (18-years-old and younger) and follows 32 pediatric cases reported yesterday. Public health authorities ...
Read More Hawaii COVID-19 Joint Information Center Daily News Digest, July 31, 2020

July 30, 2020 HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige today notified the House and Senate that he will be making some modifications to SB126 with eight line-item vetoes. The primary concern is the federal government is requiring that all CARES funds must be expended by the end of the year. The state is waiting for the U.S. ...
Read More OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR — News Release — Governor making modifications to budget, coronavirus relief bill with line-item vetoes

Office of the Governor: SB126 Signing and Line Item Veto Gov. Ige held a news briefing Thursday to announce he has signed Senate Bill 126, with modifications. The governor said his primary concern was to expend the CARES Act funding before it expired at the end of the year and to ensure maximum flexibility to ...
Read More Hawaii COVID-19 Joint Information Center Daily News Digest, July 30, 2020

MEDIA ADVISORY July 30, 2020 WHAT:                      Governor Ige’s decision on SB 126 (Budget/Coronavirus Relief)                                WHEN:                     Thursday, July 30, 2020 at 2:30 p.m. WHO:               ...
Read More OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR — Media Advisory — Governor Ige’s decision on SB126 (Budget-Coronavirus Relief)

Office of the Governor: Spike in Cases Remind Community to Stay Vigilant, Reinstating Measures Being Considered At a news briefing Wednesday, Gov. Ige addressed the latest spike in COVID-19 cases. He said while the State is concerned about the high numbers, it was anticipated because the State laboratory was not testing during Hurricane Douglas. DOH ...
Read More Hawaii COVID-19 Joint Information Center Daily News Digest, July 29, 2020

(Honolulu) – The number of COVID-19 cases reported Wednesday have hit another single-day record, although the State had been anticipating the increase due to lab closures on Sunday and Monday after Hurricane Douglas. The case count for today stands at a total of 109; 98 on O‘ahu, nine (9) on Maui, and two (2) on ...
Read More Hawaii COVID-19 Joint Information Center News Release – New Record Number of COVID-19 Cases Reported Due to Testing Delays, July 29, 2020