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Maui Community Correctional Center leads Hawaii’s prisons and jails with 67 active inmate cases

The Department of Public Safety reported today the latest state’s prisons and jails COVID-19 numbers.

Maui Community Correctional Center leads the facilities with 67 active inmate cases, and one active staff case. MCCC reported 16 staff members have recovered.

Halawa Correctional Facility reported 12 new positive inmate cases out of 274 inmates tested, with 63 active inmate cases and three active staff cases.

Kauai Community Correctional Center reported 73 inmates tested negative with 30 active inmate cases and one active staff case.

Oahu Community Correctional Center reported it tested 32 inmates resulting in four positive cases and one new positive staff case. There are four active staff cases and 16 active inmate cases.

Hawaii Community Correctional Center has two active staff cases and no active inmate cases.

Women’s Community Correctional Center has two active staff cases and no inmate cases.

Waiawa Correctional Facility has two active staff cases and no inmate cases.

Saguaro Correctional Facility in Eloy, Ariz., has five active inmate cases.

Public Safety recommends and encourages staff and inmates to voluntarily get tested and to receive the COVID-19 vaccination.

If an inmate displays symptoms of a respiratory illness, the PSD health staff members perform a full evaluation including COVID-19 testing using the nasopharyngeal swab.

Inmates pending testing results are immediately placed in medical isolation.

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