PSD News Release: Department of Public Safety COVID-19 updatePosted on Oct 25, 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 the correctional facilities are as follows:
Halawa Correctional Facility – 80 inmate test results: Two (2) positive, 78 negative.
Oahu Community Correctional Center – 114 negative inmate test results. The one (1) active positive inmate case has recovered. OCCC is clear of all active COVID-19 cases.
Women’s Community Correctional Center – 10 negative inmate test results
Hawaii Community Correctional Center – Nine (9) negative inmate test results. The one (1) remaining active positive inmate case has recovered. The facility is clear of all active COVID-19 inmate cases. There is just one (1) active staff case left.
Kauai Community Correctional Center – Six (6) 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/.