MCCC inmates test negative for virus

All 275 COVID-19 tests of Maui Community Correctional Center inmates have been negative, according to a Department of Public Safety COVID-19 inmate testing report updated Monday.

In an email last week, Public Safety spokeswoman Toni Schwartz said all inmates who present with COVID-19 symptoms are being tested.

“The facility health care staff have been monitoring inmates for COVID-19 symptoms,” she said. “All inmates have also been instructed to report any symptoms of COVID-19 immediately.”

As of Jan. 4, the department reported 275 inmates were housed at the jail, which has an operational capacity of 301.


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