Virus count climbs; one new COVID-19 case on Kaua‘i
LIHU‘E — One new case of COVID-19 was confirmed on Kaua‘i Thursday, and 18 were diagnosed in Honolulu, most of which are Hawai‘i residents.
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According to the CDC there is a near 99.8% recovery rate in healthy people, so why are healthy people being punished instead of quarantining unhealthy and infected people? CDC says we can only get it from saliva from an infected person…why are all the rest of us losing our businesses, our right to travel to other states (constitutional right, BTW), our right to gather, because 22 people out of approx. 70,000 got infected? 60 years ago we wouldn’t have allowed this dictatorial subjugation. Maybe our “leaders” should base their decisions on science instead of politically enacted panic.
Please show us where the CDC says you can only get this through saliva. It’s a respiratory illness.
Instead of contact tracing, can’t you give some information on the sick person. Did they travel, ride the bus, go shopping, attend a protest ect.
Mean while the guys working on the Kapaa bridge are coning in from Oahu to work..This may affect us in the efforts to control the Covid Outbreaks..
The new wave is coming/going to happen here on Kauai and in the state. When we open for mainlanders and others.
Don’t let your guards down and keep wearing the mask, wash hands, and social distance.(fart,if you have to to keep social distance….smiles!)
What? Is this true? When did Kauai County acquire the Right to arrest and imprison someone because they might test positive for one of the billions of viruses that are inside of human beings? And, they arrested and imprisoned his family, too???
If this is true, then everyone of us can be arrested and imprisoned for suspicion of having a virus without due process or just cause.
Well, they were offered the chance to live with you, but turned it down. I’m sure you wouldn’t have minded.
Really… How do you get “arrested” from that.
“The patient will be in isolation for the duration of illness and all close contacts will be in quarantine.”
You know what that means??
If you’re minor children catch it they’ll be isolated! Do you for one second believe that you’ll have a voice in the matter?? Think again..
I have this gun that just won’t stop firing… I should be able to walk around in public all i want!
Oscar, Not just salvia did the CDC say. Healthy people can be non-symptomatic spreaders. Are you infected? Tests can reveal, not just symptoms. Wear your mask and social distance, please.
Josephine, Those off island visitors should be screened /tested before allowing them onto your island. Meanwhile meanwhile is one word and I am not conning you.
Manongindashadow is right (except about the manner of enforcing social distancing- be kind).
Doc, how many zeros are there in billions? There are many friendly and helpful bacteria and yeast, but not so many friendly viruses. Have a beer or a sake.
Jay, Because I’m not a minor child (7 dog years for each human year!), as in you are contracted to you’re, I will stay safe by masking, social distancing, and washing my paws lots.
Stay safe everyone. Woof!