Kahele tests positive for COVID, says he’s experiencing mild symptoms
HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Hawaii Congressman Kai Kahele has tested positive for COVID-19.
Kahele, D-Hawaii, tweeted the diagnosis Sunday morning.
Kahele’s infection is considered a breakthrough case as he is fully vaccinated and also received a booster.
I am vaxxd, boosted & regularly test, yet unfortunately after 2 Rapid & 1 PCR, all tests show I am + with a breakthrough case.— Congressman Kaiali‘i Kahele (@RepKahele) December 26, 2021
I have mild symptoms & am grateful for the protection provided against serious illness that comes from being vaxxd & boosted.
Stay safe everyone. https://t.co/qXdS2eiiZI
Kahele says he’s only experiencing mild symptoms.
He also says it’s unclear where he caught the virus. However, he was on a tour of the Red Hill underground fuel facility with seven deputy defense secretary staffers who also tested positive.
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