PSD News Release: DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY COVID-19 UPDATEPosted on Oct 21, 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:
Halawa Correctional Facility – 27 inmate test results: Two (2) positive, 25 negative.
Oahu Community Correctional Center – 23 negative inmate test results.
Hawaii Community Correctional Center – Four (4) negative inmate test results.
Women’s Community Correctional Center – Three (3) negative inmate test results.
Kauai Community Correctional Center – Two (2) negative inmate test results.
In addition, the previously reported positive administrative employee from the Corrections Division Mainland Branch has been cleared to return to work.
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: http://dps.hawaii.gov/blog/2020/03/17/coronavirus-covid-19-information-and-resources/.
Public Information Officer
Hawaii Department of Public Safety