United banned a Hawaii couple from flying after police said they tested positive for COVID-19 and then boarded a 6-hour flight

FILE PHOTO: A United Airlines Boeing 787 taxis as a United Airlines Boeing 767 lands at San Francisco International Airport, San Francisco, California, February 7, 2015.   REUTERS/Louis Nastro

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A Hawaii couple were greeted by the police after landing back in their home state and arrested on charges of second-degree reckless endangerment. They were flying while COVID-19-positive, the police said.

The Washington Post reported on Thursday that Wesley Moribe and Courtney Peterson tested positive for COVID-19 before flying six hours from San Francisco to Lihue, Hawaii, on Sunday. After being advised not to travel, they boarded the United Airlines flight home with their 4-year-old child anyway, the police said, according to The Post.

“They knowingly boarded a flight aware of their positive COVID-19 test results, read more ⇒

Source:: BusinessInsider.Com

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