Kauai couple arrested after boarding flight despite positive COVID-19 test results


LIHUE, Hawaii (KHON2) — A Kauai couple was arrested on Sunday after boarding a flight despite having tested positive for COVID-19.

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The Wailua couple was arrested for reckless endangerment after boarding a flight traveling from San Francisco to Lihue. Police say the 41-year-old man and 46-year-old woman knew they had tested positive for the virus and placed other passengers on the flight in “danger of death.”

The couple posted bail, which was set at $1,000 each.

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