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

Posted on Mar 7, 2022 in Latest Department News, Newsroom

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 – 95 inmates have recovered. Two (2) negative inmate test results.

Oahu Community Correctional Center – 22 inmates have recovered. Three (3) negative inmate test result.

Maui Community Correctional Center – 10 inmates have recovered. The facility is clear of all active COVID-19 cases.

Kauai Community Correctional Center – One (1) inmate recovery and one (1) staff recovery reported. There were also 22 negative inmate test results.

Hawaii Community Correctional Center – Five (5) negative inmate test results.

The Department of Public Safety (PSD) continues to encourage all staff and inmates to voluntarily get tested and receive the COVID-19 vaccination.

PSD is suspending the daily COVID-19 update news releases, effective 3/7/22. Detailed inmate testing data, PSD’s Pandemic Plan and information on response efforts made to safeguard the inmates, staff and public, will still be updated daily on PSD’s 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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