All visitors and returning residents to Hawaii will be required to complete a mandatory 14-day quarantine starting on Thursday in what the state’s governor called an “extreme action” on Saturday needed to fight the spread of the coronavirus.Hawaii Gov. David Ige said the state’s majority of COVID-19 cases so far are linked to travel, which makes it “critical” to mitigate the spread of the virus by those arriving from out of state.The state announced 11 new cases of people with coronavirus, bringing Hawaii’s total to 48 as of Sunday. Three of them are hospitalized, according to Hawaii News Now.“These actions are extreme, but they will help flatten the curve and lay the groundwork for a quicker recovery,” Ige said Saturday. “We need everyone to comply with these quarantine orders to help protect Hawaii’s residents.”CORONAVIRUS IN THE US: STATE-BY-STATE BREAKDOWNIn an interview on Fox News, Lt. Gov. Dr. Josh Green, who is also an emergency room physician, said Saturday that Hawaii’s full-time population is only 1.4 million, while the tourist population balloons that number to near 10 million.Green warned there are only 561 ventilators and 2,000 hospital beds total in the state.Ige’s order, which goes into effect at 12:01 a.m. on Thursday,


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