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 – 172 inmate test results: 17 positive, 155 negative.
20 inmates recovered and two (2) inmates were released. The active positive inmate count in custody dropped to 63.
Oahu Community Correctional Center – 22 inmate test results: three (3) positive, 19 negative. There were six (6) positive staff test results reported.
Halawa Correctional Facility – No new inmate test results received. One (1) employee has recovered. There is one (1) remaining active positive staff case.
Hawaii Community Correctional Center – Two (2) negative inmate test results.
Women’s Community Correctional Center – Two (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/