PSD News Release: DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY COVID-19 UPDATEPosted on Oct 7, 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:
Hawaii Community Correctional Center – 56 negative inmate test results. 53 employee test results: One (1) positive, 52 negative.
Oahu Community Correctional Center – 18 inmate test results: One (1) positive, 17 negative. One (1) employee has recovered and returned to duty.
Kauai Community Correctional Center – Two (2) negative inmate test results.
Maui Community Correctional Center – Two (2) 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. 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