PSD News Release: DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY COVID-19 UPDATE

Posted on Feb 14, 2022 in Main

HONOLULU – COVID-19 testing is continuously being conducted in the state prisons and jails as well as in the contracted Saguaro Correctional Center in Eloy, AZ. The latest testing updates received for the correctional facilities are as follows:

Halawa Correctional Facility – 100 inmate test results; Eight (8) positive, 92 negative. One (1) positive staff test result and three (3) staff recoveries reported.

Kauai Community Correctional Center – 48 inmate test results; Six (6) positive, 42 negative. The one (1) remaining employee out due to COVID-19 has recovered.

Hawaii Community Correctional Center – Four (4) inmate test results; One (1) positive, three (3) negative.

Oahu Community Correctional Center –Two (2) staff have recovered. One (1) negative inmate test result.

Maui Community Correctional Center – Two (2) staff have recovered.  33 negative inmate test results.

COVID-19 updates for other PSD Divisions are as follows:

Sheriff Division – One (1) employee has recovered.

The Department of Public Safety (PSD) continues to encourage all staff and inmates to voluntarily get tested and receive the COVID-19 vaccination. For more detailed inmate testing data, PSD’s Pandemic Plan and information on response efforts made to safeguard the inmates, staff and public, visit the dedicated COVID-19 webpage at: https://dps.hawaii.gov/blog/2020/03/17/coronavirus-covid-19-information-and-resources/.

Toni Schwartz
Public Information Officer
Hawaii Department of Public Safety
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