HONOLULU (KHON2) — The Kauai District Health Office says multiple clusters of COVID-19 transmission on the island have been traced back to two local restaurants.
Health officials made the announcement on Saturday, May 1, after investigations were conducted over the week of Monday, April 26.
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Kauai District health officer Dr. Janet Berreman says transmission took place at Rob’s Good Times Grill and Troy’s Bar, both in Līhu’e.
“A number of our recent new COVID cases spent time at Rob’s Good Times Grill in Līhu‘e and/or Troy’s Bar in Līhu‘e between April 16 and 29, and we have evidence that disease transmission took place. If you were at Rob’s Good Times Grill or Troy’s Bar from Friday, April 16 through Thursday April 29, you may have been exposed to a confirmed case of COVID-19, and we encourage you to get tested as soon as possible.”
Kauai District health officer Dr. Janet Berreman
Officials say infectious individuals also attended the ‘Ekolu Mea Nui drive-in concert at Vidinha Stadium in Līhu‘e on April 24 and the Sheraton Kauai Coconut Beach Resort Brunch Babes show in Kapa‘a on Saturday, April 17, or Sunday, April 18.
Testing is available on Sunday, May 2, at Wilcox Medical Center.
Kauai health officials say the new COVID-19 cases reported Saturday are considered community-acquired.