City leaders, first responders, tourism officials to address coronavirus concerns

The modern-day Waikiki is considered a tourism mecca on the global scale.
The modern-day Waikiki is considered a tourism mecca on the global scale.(Hawaii News Now)
Updated: Mar. 9, 2020 at 6:31 AM HST
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HONOLULU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) - The coronavirus outbreak continues to spread across the U.S., and two cases of the virus have been confirmed in Hawaii so far, state Department of Health officials confirm.

Hawaii News Now Sunrise is hosting another panel discussion on Monday to address more questions and concerns.

Sunrise hosts panel discussion on coronavirus

#LIVE: City leaders, first responders and tourism officials are addressing your questions and concerns on the coronavirus outbreak. Share your thoughts in the comments below. #HINews #HNN

Posted by Hawaii News Now on Monday, March 9, 2020

City leaders — including Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell — as well as first responders will discuss how they are handling emergencies in wake of the coronavirus outbreak.

The second half of the discussion will be focused on Hawaii's economy and how the virus is impacting various sectors, including tourism.

The panel discussion will run between 6 to 8 a.m.

This story will be updated.

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