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Posted on Jan 21, 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:

Oahu Community Correctional Center – 217 inmate test results; 28 positive, 189 negative. 107 inmates have recovered. One (1) positive staff test result was also reported.

Women’s Community Correctional Center – 54 inmate test results; 22 positive, 32 negative. Nine (9) inmates have recovered.

Halawa Correctional Facility – Two (2) new positive inmate cases and five (5) new positive staff cases. 12 inmates and three (3) staff have recovered.

Hawaii Community Correctional Center – Five (5) positive staff test results and two (2) staff recoveries reported.

Kauai Community Correctional Center – One (1) positive staff test result reported. 84 negative inmate test results. Five (5) inmates have recovered.

Waiawa Correctional Facility – One (1) employee has recovered.

Kulani Correctional Facility – 95 negative inmate test results.

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

Sheriff Division – One (1) positive staff test result and one (1) staff recovery were reported.

Administrative Division – One (1) positive admin employee test result. Four (4) employees have recovered.

There are no inmates or staff reported hospitalized. 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]