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

Posted on Jan 18, 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:

Halawa Correctional Facility – 230 inmate test results; 82 positive, 148 negative. Six (6) positive staff test results, and six (6) staff recoveries reported.

Women’s Community Correctional Center – 212 inmate test results; 69 positive, 143 negative. Four (4) inmates have recovered.

Hawaii Community Correctional Center – 60 inmate test results; 25 positive, 35 negative. Two (2) positive staff test results and one (1) staff recovery reported. One (1) previously reported positive inmate was released.

Oahu Community Correctional Center – 241 inmate test results; 16 positive, 225 negative. Two (2) positive staff test results and four (4) staff recoveries reported.

Kauai Community Correctional Center – 100 inmate results; Five (5) positive, 95 negative. One (1) inmate has recovered. Three (3) staff have also recovered.

Waiawa Correctional Facility – 118 inmate results; (4) positive, 114 negative. Two (2) positive staff test result and two (2) staff recoveries reported.

Maui Community Correctional Center – Eight (8) inmate test results; Four (4) positive, four (4) negative. One (1) positive staff test result and three (3) staff recoveries reported.

Saguaro Correctional Center (Eloy, AZ) – Three (3) positive inmate test results. All inmate movement is suspended as mass testing is currently underway.

Kulani Correctional Facility – 97 inmate test results; One (1) positive, 96 negative. One (1) positive staff test result and three (3) staff recoveries reported.

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

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

Administrative Division – Two (2) positive employee test results received.

There are no inmates or staff reported hospitalized. 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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