PSD NEWS RELEASE: DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY COVID-19Posted on Aug 13, 2021 in Latest Department News, Newsroom
HONOLULU – The Maui Community Correctional Center (MCCC) reports 16 staff have recovered. That leaves just one active positive staff case. The active positive inmate cases at MCCC remain unchanged at 67.
COVID-19 testing is continuously being conducted in our state prisons and jails as well as the contracted Saguaro Correctional Center in Eloy, AZ. The latest testing updates received for the correctional facilities are as follows:
Halawa Correctional Facility – 274 inmate test results: 12 positive, 262 negative
Oahu Community Correctional Center – 32 inmate test results: 4 positive, 28 negative. 1 positive staff test result.
Kauai Community Correctional Center – 73 negative inmate test results
Women’s Community Correctional Center – 4 negative inmate test results
Hawaii Community Correctional Center – 3 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/.