PSD News Release: Department of Public Safety COVID-19 Update

Posted on Feb 15, 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 – 83 inmate test results; Four (4) positive, 79 negative. One (1) employee has recovered.

Kauai Community Correctional Center – 14 negative inmate test results.

Women’s Community Correctional Center – 14 negative inmate test results.

Hawaii Community Correctional Center – Nine (9) negative inmate test results.

Oahu Community Correctional Center – Three (3) negative inmate test results.

Kulani Correctional Facility – Two (2) negative inmate test results.

Maui Community Correctional Center – One (1) negative inmate test result. The one (1) remaining positive employee has recovered.  The facility is clear of all staff-related COVID cases.

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/.

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