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

Posted on Jan 5, 2022 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:

Maui Community Correctional Center – 46 staff test results; Three (3) positive, 43 negative. 45 negative inmate test results.

Halawa Correctional Facility – 12 inmate test results; One (1) positive, 11 negative. One (1) positive staff test result. Five (5) employees have recovered.

Hawaii Community Correctional Center – Two (2) inmate test results; One (1) positive, one (1) negative.

Oahu Community Correctional Center – Four (4) positive staff test results. Three (3) employees have recovered.

Kauai Community Correctional Center – Two (2) positive staff test results. Four (4) negative inmate test results.

Waiawa Correctional Facility – Six (6) negative inmate test results.

COVID-19 updates for other PSD Divisions are as follows:

Sheriff Division – Three (3) positive staff test results.

Administrative Division (Oahu) – Two (2) positive staff 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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