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Third Hawai‘i Inmate Death Classified as COVID-19 Related

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Hālawa Correctional Facility. Image via Hawai’i Department of Public Safety.

The death of a male Hālawa Correctional Facility inmate, between the age of 50 to 60-years old, is being classified by the Hawaiʻi Department of Health as a COVID-19-related death.

No additional information is being provided to protect individual medical privacy.

This is the third death of an inmate classified by medical authorities as COVID-19-related. The first two deaths, reported in November 2020 and January 2021, were Saguaro Correctional Center inmates.

Hālawa currently has just three active positive inmate cases, two of which are in medical isolation at the facility and one hospitalized. There was one negative inmate result received today.

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