Life Care Center of Hilo sees more cases in COVID-19 cluster

Coronavirus

(Courtesy of Life Care Center of Hilo)

HILO, Hawaii (KHON2) — The COVID-19 cluster at the Life Care Center of Hilo is now up to 14 residents with one hospitalized.

One additional worker is also sick.

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Officials say it began on July 21 when an associate tested positive. That person was unvaccinated.

Testing will continue twice a week for residents and staff.

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Officials say 95% of the residents and 80% of staff are vaccinated against COVID-19.

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