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No sign yet of coronavirus in Hawaii but officials are on alert

  • Video by Craig T. Kojima / ckojima@staradvertiser.com Edited by Chelsee Yee / cyee@staradvertiser.com

    Gov. David Ige and other state officials on Wednesday said that Hawaii has no cases of 2019 novel coronavirus and the risk of infection here is low. However, officials stressed that they have ramped up efforts to protect residents and visitors.

  • CRAIG T. KOJIMA /CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISERCOM 
                                Martinez Jacobs, left, the fire chief in the Hawaii Department of Transportation Airports Division, and Chris Tatum, president & CEO of the Hawaii Tourism Authority, were among those who offered updates at a conference on the coronavirus on Wednesday.

    CRAIG T. KOJIMA /CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISERCOM

    Martinez Jacobs, left, the fire chief in the Hawaii Department of Transportation Airports Division, and Chris Tatum, president & CEO of the Hawaii Tourism Authority, were among those who offered updates at a conference on the coronavirus on Wednesday.

Hawaii has no cases of the 2019 novel coronavirus so far and officials say the risk of infection here is very low. Read more

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