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

Posted on Jul 26, 2021 in Latest News, Newsroom

HONOLULU – COVID-19 testing is continuously being conducted statewide at all facilities. Maui Community Correctional Center (MCCC) reports one positive staff case. The employee last worked 7/19/21. The Hawaii Community Correctional Center (HCCC) reports five inmate test results, one of which was positive and 4 were negative. HCCC also reports 14 negative staff test results. The one remaining active positive employee and two inmates have recovered.

The latest testing updates received for other facilities are as follows:

Oahu Community Correctional Center – 39 negative inmate test results

Women’s Community Correctional Center- 2 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 vaccination. For PSD’s Pandemic Plan and more information on PSD’s planning and response to COVID-19, inmate testing data, and information detailing the 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/.