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

Posted on Feb 16, 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; Two (2) positive, 42 negative. One (1) inmate has recovered. 14 negative staff test results reported.

Kauai Community Correctional Center – Two (2) inmate test results; One (1) positive, one (1) negative. 23 inmates have recovered.

Oahu Community Correctional Center – One (1) positive staff test result reported. One (1) negative inmate test result. 77 inmates have recovered.

Hawaii Community Correctional Center – One (1) positive staff test result and four (4) staff recoveries reported. 11 inmates have recovered.

Halawa Correctional Facility – 41 inmates have recovered.

Women’s Community Correctional Center – Four (4) inmates have 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: http://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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