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

Posted on Feb 24, 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 – 98 inmate test results; Eight (8) positive, 90 negative. 27 inmate and one (1) employee have recovered.

Kauai Community Correctional Center – One (1) positive staff test result. Two (2) negative inmate test results.

Hawaii Community Correctional Center – 30 negative inmate test results. 11 inmates have recovered.

Oahu Community Correctional Center – Five (5) negative inmate test results. 10 inmates and one (1) employee have recovered.

Maui Community Correctional Center – Two (2) inmates have recovered.

Kulani Correctional Facility – Three (3) employees have recovered. The facility is completely clear of all active COVID-19 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/.

Toni Schwartz
Public Information Officer
Hawaii Department of Public Safety
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