PSD News Release: DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY COVID-19 UPDATEPosted on Jan 27, 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:
Hawaii Community Correctional Center – 117 inmate test results; 76 positive, 41 negative. One (1) staff recovery was reported.
Halawa Correctional Facility – 240 inmate test results; 45 positive, 195 negative. 47 inmates have recovered.
Oahu Community Correctional Center – 71 inmate test results; 19 positive, 52 negative. 53 inmates have recovered.
Kauai Community Correctional Center – 34 inmate test results; 12 positive, 22 negative. There was one (1) positive staff test result reported and one (1) recovery.
Maui Community Correctional Center – Three (3) inmate results; Two (2) positive, one (1) negative.
Saguaro Correctional Center (Eloy, AZ) – One (1) positive inmate test result.
Kulani Correctional Facilty – 13 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/.
Public Information Officer
Hawaii Department of Public Safety