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

Posted on Feb 7, 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 – 116 inmate test results; 27 positive, 89 negative. 107 inmates have recovered. There was also one (1) positive employee result reported.

Kauai Community Correctional Center – 44 inmate test results; Eight (8) positive, 36 negative.

Oahu Community Correctional Center – Four (4) positive inmate test results and four (4) positive staff test results reported.

Maui Community Correctional Center – 42 inmate test results; Three (3) positive, 39 negative. 58 inmates have recovered. One (1) positive staff test result and two (2) staff recoveries were reported.

Hawaii Community Correctional Center – Five (5) inmate test results; One (1) positive, four (4) negative. Two (2) positive staff test results were reported.

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

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

Sheriff Division – One (1) positive staff test result 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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