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

Posted on Oct 22, 2021 in Latest News, Newsroom

HONOLULU – The Department of Public Safety (PSD) Administration Division reports one (1) admin employee confirmed a positive test result. Notification was made to the Department of Health.

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:

Saguaro Correctional Center (Eloy, AZ) – 99 inmate test results: One (1) positive, 98 negative.

Hawaii Community Correctional Center – 83 negative inmate test results. One (1) employee reported a positive test result.

Halawa Correctional Facility – 36 negative inmate test results. Three (3) inmates have recovered, bringing the total active inmate cases down to 12.

Oahu Community Correctional Center – 23 negative inmate test results.

Women’s 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: http://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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