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

Posted on Feb 9, 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 – 37 inmate test results; One (1) positive, 36 negative. 17 staff test results; One (1) positive, 16 negative.

Kauai Community Correctional Center – Six (6) inmate test results; Two (2) positive, four (4) negative. Six (6) employees have recovered.

Oahu Community Correctional Center – Five (5) inmate test results; Two (2) positive, three (3) negative.

Women’s Community Correctional Center – One (1) positive inmate test result.  One (1) employee has recovered.

Waiawa Correctional Facility – One (1) previously reported positive inmate was released. The inmate population is clear of all active COVID-19 cases.

Hawaii Community Correctional Center – Two (2) negative inmate test results.

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

Sheriff Division – One (1) employee has recovered.

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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