COVID cluster in Scarlet Honolulu increases to 27 cases

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The total number of COVID-19 cases related to the Scarlet Honolulu nightclub on Pauahi Street has risen to 27, according to the state Department of Health.

According to DOH spokesman Brooks Baehr, a preliminary investigation found that all 27 people visited the downtown facility on the weekend of December 3rd.

The DOH urges all guests who have visited Scarlet Honolulu during this period to be tested for COVID-19 regardless of symptoms or vaccination status. Anyone with symptoms should get tested and avoid others.

“DOH works closely with Scarlet Honolulu to protect public health. All employees are subjected to a quick test every night before their shift and all positive employees are not allowed to work, ”said Baehr in an email today. “The venue requires all guests to be fully vaccinated. As a precaution, Scarlet Honolulu has voluntarily reduced capacity to 50% and reminds guests to remain masked at all times if they are not actively eating or drinking. “

In partnership with DOH and Project Vision Hawaii, the venue is hosting a booster shot and a pop-up clinic for COVID testing from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. tonight

“DOH thanks the management and employees of Scarlet Honolulu for their efforts to reduce the further transmission of COVID and protect our community,” said Baehr.

For information on free tests and vaccines, go to hawaiicovid19.com.


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