DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY COVID-19 UPDATE FOR AUGUST 23, 2021


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 Department of Public Safety (PSD) continues to encourage all staff and inmates to voluntarily get tested and receive the COVID-19 vaccination.


The latest testing updates received for the correctional facilities are as follows:


Oahu Community Correctional Center – 253 inmate test results: 33 positive, 220 negative. Eight (8) positive staff test results received. Two (2) staff recoveries reported.


Maui Community Correctional Center – 10 inmate test results: four (4) positive, six (6) negative.


Kauai Community Correctional Center – Seven (7) inmate test results: One (1) positive, six (6) negative. 30 inmates have recovered, dropping the total active positive inmate count to 33.


Halawa Correctional Facility – Three (3) inmate test results: Two (2) positive, one (1) negative. Three (3) positive staff test results. One (1) staff recovery.


Women’s Community Correctional Center – 276 negative inmate test results. Two (2) positive staff test results.


Hawaii Community Correctional Center – 18 negative inmate test results. One (1) positive staff test result.


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/.