Maui correctional center reports another positive COVID-19 case

Maui Community Correctional Center
Maui Community Correctional Center
Published: Feb. 4, 2021 at 5:36 PM HST
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HONOLULU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) - Just a few days after reporting their first positive COVID-19 case, a second inmate at Maui Community Correctional Center has tested positive for the virus.

About 20 inmates are now in isolation at the facility and 75 have been placed under quarantine as they undergo precautionary testing.

Two corrections officers were also asked to quarantine due to possible exposure to the inmate.

So far, no staffers at MCCC have tested positive.

MCCC continues to work with the Department of Health and the Hawaii Army National Guard to implement mass testing for affected inmates and staff.

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