PSD News Release: DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY COVID-19 UPDATEPosted on Sep 30, 2021 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 other correctional facilities are as follows:
Oahu Community Correctional Center – 103 inmate test results: One (1) positive, 102 negative. There was also one (1) staff recovery reported. One (1) employee who was previously reported as hospitalized has been released from the hospital. There is one (1) remaining hospitalized OCCC employee.
Hawaii Community Correctional Center – One (1) new positive staff result reported.
Kulani Correctional Facility – One (1) positive staff test result reported.
Kauai Community Correctional Center – Three (3) negative inmate test results.
Women’s Community Correctional Center – Two (2) negative inmate test results.
Maui Community Correctional Center – Two (2) 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-19 vaccination. For more detailed inmate testing data, PSD’s Pandemic Plan and information on response efforts made to safeguard the inmates, staff and public, visit the dedicated COVID-19 webpage at: https://dps.hawaii.gov/blog/2020/03/17/coronavirus-covid-19-information-and-resources/.
Public Information Officer
Hawaii Department of Public Safety