COVID-19 death reported at Yukio Okutsu State Veterans Home in Hilo


The death toll at the Yukio Okutsu State Veterans Home now stands at 25. To date, 70 residents and 34 employees have tested positive for COVID-19.

HILO, Hawaii (KHON2) — As of Tuesday, September 15, the number of new active cases on Hawaii Island, reported and monitored by the Department of Health is 6.

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At this date, for Hawaii Island, 21 people are hospitalized. 

The Hilo Medical Center reports two additional deaths for a total of 15. 

14 of the deaths are from the Yukio Okutsu Veterans Home.

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