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

Posted on Jan 31, 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 – 44 inmate test results; 12 positive, 32 negative.

Kauai Community Correctional Center – 16 inmate test results; six (6) positive, 10 negative. 10 inmates have recovered. One (1) positive staff test result was reported.

Women’s Community Correctional Center – 14 inmate test results; Six (6) positive, 8 negative.

Hawaii Community Correctional Center – 20 inmate test results; Five (5) positive, 15 negative. One (1) positive staff test result was reported.

Oahu Community Correctional Center – Four inmate test results; Two (2) positive, two (2) negative. Two (2) staff have recovered.

Halawa Correctional Facility – 123 inmate test results; One (1) positive, 122 negative. One (1) positive employee test result was received.  Eight (8) employees have recovered.

Waiawa Correctional Facility – 79 inmate test results; One (1) positive, 79 negative.

Kulani Correctional Facility – One (1) positive staff result, and one (1) staff recovery was reported. 29 negative inmate test results.

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

Sheriff Division – Five (5) positive staff test results reported.

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/.

Toni Schwartz
Public Information Officer
Hawaii Department of Public Safety
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