PDS NEWS RELEASE: DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY COVID-19 UPDATE

Posted on Jun 21, 2021 in Latest News, Newsroom

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Community Correctional Center (HCCC) reports 28 inmate test results. Of that number, eight were positive, 19 were negative and one was inconclusive. That brings the total active positive inmate cases at HCCC to 111. Of the 20 staff results received, two were positive and 18 were negative. The number of active positive staff cases total six. The number of hospitalized staff remains unchanged at two.  The Women’s Community Correctional Center also reports one positive staff test result received. The employee last worked on 6/16/21.

COVID-19 testing is continuously being conducted statewide at all facilities. The Department of Public Safety (PSD) continues to encourage all staff and inmates to voluntarily get tested and receive the COVID vaccination. For more information on PSD’s planning and response to COVID-19, inmate testing data, and information detailing the efforts made to safeguard the inmates, staff and public, visit our webpage at: http://dps.hawaii.gov/blog/2020/03/17/coronavirus-covid-19-information-and-resources/.

 

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