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Posted on Jan 12, 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:

Women’s Community Correctional Center – 137 inmate test results; 13 positive, 124 negative.

Oahu Community Correctional Center – 114 inmate test results; Two (2) positive, 112 negative. Six (6) positive staff test results.

Kauai Community Correctional Center – 52 inmate test results; Three (3) positive, 49 negative. Two (2) positive staff test results.

Hawaii Community Correctional Center – 11 inmate test results; One (1) positive, 10 negative. Three inmates have recovered. Two (2) positive staff test results. Three (3) staff have recovered.

Halawa Correctional Facility – 80 inmate test results; One (1) positive, 79 negative. Two (2) staff have recovered.

Maui Community Correctional Center – One (1) positive staff test result.  Three (3) staff have recovered.

Waiawa Correctional Facility – Two (2) staff have recovered.

COVID-19 updates for other PSD Divisions are as follows:

Administrative Division – Two (2) positive admin employee test results.

Sheriff Division – Two (2) Sheriff Division employees have recovered and returned to work.

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:

Toni Schwartz
Public Information Officer
Hawaii Department of Public Safety
Office: 808-587-1358
Cell: 808-683-5507
[email protected]