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

Posted on Feb 22, 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:

Kauai Community Correctional Center – 51 inmate results; Three (3) positive, 48 negative.

Halawa Correctional Facility – 75 inmate test results; Two (2) positive, 73 negative. One (1) staff recovery was reported.

Oahu Community Correctional Center – Two (2) inmate test results; One (1) positive, one (1) negative. One (1) positive employee test result and one (1) employee recovery was reported.

Hawaii Community Correctional Center – One (1) positive staff test result. Seven (7) negative inmate test results.

Maui Community Correctional Center – Two (2) inmates have recovered. There were also 38 negative staff test results 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: 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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