Yukio Okutsu State Veterans Home: Hilo Medical Center reports a total of 10 deaths

Coronavirus

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 Wednesday morning, September 9,  the number of new active cases, on Hawaii Island, reported and monitored by the Department of Health is 6. 

At this date, for Hawaii Island, 8 people are hospitalized.  The Hilo Medical Center reports a total of 10 deaths, all from the Yukio Okutsu Veterans Home.

Avalon Healthcare confirms one person died from coronavirus from the Yukio Okutsu State Veterans Home.

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One resident and two employees tested positive for COVID-19.

To date, a total of 59 residents and 20 employees have tested positive for COVID-19. There are nine resident deaths related to COVID-19.

Of those, three residents are hospitalized at the Hilo Medical Center. There are 33 residents being taken care of in the coronavirus designated area.

Avalon Healthcare manages the veterans home.

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