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Hawaii COVID-19 Joint Information Center News Release-24th COVID-19 Death Reported, July 17, 2020

Posted on Jul 20, 2020 in Latest Department News


(HONOLULU) – An elderly O‘ahu woman, with underlying medical conditions, is the 24th death due to coronavirus. According to the Hawai‘i Dept. of Health the woman died yesterday, and her passing was reported today.

Health Director Dr. Bruce Anderson once again joined the entire community in extending sympathies to the woman’s family and friends. “It strikes at all of our hearts, each and every time we have to report another casualty of COVID-19. Please be safe and practice all precautions. People who have been sick with this disease and tragically the victims of coronavirus and their loved ones, deserve that respect and care from each and everyone one of us in Hawai‘i,” Anderson said.

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Dan Dennison
Lead Public Information Officer
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