Public safety dept. reports 10 more inmate infections at OCCC


HONOLULU (KHON2) — The Department of Public Safety reported on Sept. 27 that 10 more inmates at Oahu Community Correctional Center tested positive for the coronavirus.

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Department officials said that they are still mass testing all inmates at the facility to mitigate the spread of the virus.

Ninety-one inmate test results and 28 facility staff results came back on Sunday. Ten were positive and the remaining results were negative.

These 10 new cases are the only active cases in the facility as of Sept. 27. A total of 300 inmates recovered from the virus.

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