DOH announces two new cases of COVID-19
LIHU‘E — The state Department of Health Kaua‘i District Health Office reported two new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday. Two adult male visitors tested positive and are now in isolation. Neither is hospitalized at this time.
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Mayor we need the new rules ASAP! It took 7 months for us to get to 60 cases but only 1 month to go from 60 to 90 cases. Stop people from coming without a verified negative test. And test at 72 hours! The economy is NOT coming back even though we’re “open” – so do the right thing and protect the residents and health care system.
”studies suggest”? studies have SHOWN that people can be infected with corona virus without showing symptoms…asymptomatic! irresponsible to say “studies suggest” and have that statement seem as if it can be otherwise. comment… we are only seeing the “tip of the iceberg” as to what is happening here on Kauai. especially since Oct. 15
Two more (that we know of; there are most likely dozens upon dozens) infected tourists wandering around Kauai coughing on us and spreading their sickness into our community without a care (because “muh vacation!”).
Meanwhile, Ige and Kawakami are jut sitting around with their hotel and airline buddies doing absolutely NOTHING.
When will these so-called public servants – who collect a very nice salary from the taxpayers in addition to whatever kickbacks they get on the side – start actually DOING YOUR JOBS!?
Here’s a real plan. If you are not feeling well, stay home. If you have to go out, wear a mask. That way, people will see that you are possibly sick and will avoid you. If you are carrying the disease and don’t know it, it’s probably because your immune system has already dealt with it. The only weak link in the chain is our mayor and governors’ reluctance to double test with a 3 day quarantine, which is totally asinine in my opinion. To make 99% of the population that are healthy wear a viral collection device that, at best, is marginally effective, is ludicrous and totally unnecessary.
Uh, you’re a little behind here. One of the reasons the Chinese imposed a mask for all was so you could not tell if you were sick or not. If only sick wore masks then they would become targets. By your logic if I’m asymptomatic I could walk around getting unaware, maskless well people infected. Now if they had a mask then all good. This is a public health situation that overrides so called constitutional rights. Let’s help each other not fight each other because you know WHAT will win, right?
And if you don’t think masks are effective would you want a doctor operating on you with no mask?
Of all the places in the world where it should be easy to care and protect others let’s do this right and show our Aloha as we move into very unstable times.