HONOLULU (KHON2)-Oahu (Oahu) entered Tier 2, a week ago, the average positive rate shows that we are heading in the right direction.
[Hawaii news on the go–LISTEN to KHON 2GO weekday mornings at 7:30 a.m.]
Therefore, officials emphasized the need to wear masks to avoid large gatherings. The success of the message will be confirmed this Halloween weekend.
The Mayor of Honolulu, Kirk Caldwell (Kirk Caldwell) said that we are one of the few states, and the number of cases in the other 40 states has surged. Currently, on Oahu, the average number of cases in 7 days is 49. Currently, the average number of cases in 7 days is 49.
“If that is the case, in the third week of November, we will enter level 1
This is why the mayor once again urged the public not to trick or treat this Halloween. He said that we do not want to repeat the mistake of the first reopening because we relaxed our vigilance on July 4, which triggered the second lockdown.
The mayor said: “From July 4th to mid-August, we had more than 350 cases every day, and we stayed at home for the second time.” “Every time we conduct another lockdown, a lot of economic bloodshed will happen. , So that when we open up, there are not so many remaining businesses. We don’t want to do this.”
The doctor emphasized the importance of wearing a mask.
Dr. Melinda Ashton, Executive Vice President of Hawaii Pacific Health, said: “It is vital that if your Halloween mask is not compatible with your mask, please choose your mask instead of Halloween mask.”
A pediatric emergency medicine physician stated that the number of COVID-19 cases in their emergency department has decreased and hopes that this situation will continue.
“Halloween will be back to normal in the future, but be creative this year, you know, stay at home, watch a horror movie, you know, play a treasure hunt in the house. If you want to walk around, you know Wear a mask.” said Dr. Paul Ekin of Kapiolani Women’s and Children’s Medical Center.
Although Oahu is currently in a good position, we will not enter Tier 3 anytime soon. We were told that the system has been set up to stay in a layer for at least four weeks. The mayor said that if we have more than one hundred cases in two weeks, we can go back to the first level.
“Therefore, it is easy to retreat and retreat. The reason for this is to be safe, and we will not repeat our first reopening approach because we will soon open up.” Mayor Caldwell said.
KHON2’s latest story