PDS NEWS RELEASE: DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY COVID-19 UPDATEPosted on Jul 9, 2021 in Latest Department News, Newsroom
HONOLULU – The Hawaii Community Correctional Center (HCCC) received 25 inmate test results. Of that number, four were positive and 21 were negative. That brings the total active positive inmate cases at the facility to nine. There were 11 negative HCCC staff results reported.
COVID-19 testing is continuously being conducted statewide at all facilities. The latest testing updates received for other facilities are as follows:
Waiawa Correctional Facility – 3 negative staff test results.
Oahu Community Correctional Center – 28 negative inmate test results.
Halawa Correctional Facility – 7 negative inmate test results.
Women’s Community Correctional Center – 4 negative inmate test results.
Kauai Community Correctional Center – 1 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 the dedicated COVID-19 webpage at: http://dps.hawaii.gov/blog/2020/03/17/coronavirus-covid-19-information-and-resources/.