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

Posted on Jan 14, 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 – 134 inmate test results; 29 positive, 105 negative.

Halawa Correctional Facility – 129 inmate test results; Nine (9) positive, 120 negative. Two (2) positive staff test results.

Oahu Community Correctional Center – Seven (7) positive staff test results. Three (3) staff have recovered.  Two (2) negative inmate test results. 105 inmates have recovered.

Waiawa Correctional Facility – Three (3) positive staff test result.

Kulani Correctional Facility – One (1) positive staff test result.

Kauai Community Correctional Center – Five (5) negative inmate test result. Three (3) staff have recovered.

Hawaii Community Correctional Center – Three (3) negative inmate test results.

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

Sheriff Division – Three (3) 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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