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

Posted on Jun 28, 2021 in Latest News, Newsroom

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Community Correctional Center (HCCC) reports 23 negative inmate test results. There were 28 more inmate recoveries bringing the total active positive inmate cases, associated with HCCC’s outbreak, down to three in custody. The recoveries noted include the 9 previously reported positive inmates at Halawa Correctional Facility who PSD’s Health Care Division identified as recent transfers from HCCC. There were also two more HCCC staff recoveries reported so the number of active positive HCCC staff drops to one remaining case.

COVID-19 testing is continuously being conducted statewide at all facilities. The latest inmate testing results received at other facilities are as follows:

Halawa Correctional Facility – 33 negative inmate test results

Oahu Community Correctional Center – 19 negative inmate test results

Women’s Community Correctional Center – 4 negative inmate test result

The Department of Public Safety (PSD) continues to encourage all staff and inmates to voluntarily get tested and receive the COVID vaccination.

For PSD’s Pandemic Plan and 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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