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

Posted on Jun 11, 2021 in Latest News, Newsroom

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Community Correctional Center (HCCC) reports 71 inmate test results. Of that number 41 were positive and 30 were negative. That brings the total active positive inmate cases at HCCC to 120. There were also 33 staff results received. One was positive and 32 were negative. The number of hospitalized staff remains unchanged at two. One HCCC staff member has recovered and was medically cleared to return to full duty. Active positive staff cases now total seven.

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/.