Ige concerned about how gatherings such as recent protests will impact the state’s COVID-19 case counts


Dan Brinkman, East Hawaii Regional CEO, Hawaii Health Systems Corp., is tested for COVID-19. Hilo Medical Center, its clinics and sister hospitals in Ka‘u and Honokaa, tested all employees for the disease last week. (Hilo Medical Center/Courtesy Photo)

Carrie Sandlin tests a patient for COVID-19 on May 29 at the drive-through testing site across from Hilo Medical Center. (Kelsey Walling/Hawaii Tribune-Herald)

Gov. David Ige is asking those who rallied during recent Black Lives Matter protests throughout Hawaii to self-isolate as the state continues its fight against COVID-19.