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Mass testing at Annex 1 reveals the disease is widespread inside, staff says.
Data shows nine inmates and seven staff at the state’s largest jail have tested positive so far in the coronavirus outbreak.
DeCoite, Quilingking remain the winners of their primaries, and the Kauai County Council lineup stays the same.
With six inmates and three staff already testing positive, OCCC staff worry the prison system is unprepared to control the virus.
The state Public Defender’s Office will again ask the Hawaii Supreme Court to expedite prisoner releases to lower the inmate population.
Reps. Brower and Cachola lose, but San Buenaventura and Cabanilla move ahead in their efforts to claim Senate seats.
A staff member at the Honolulu Federal Detention Facility also tested positive.
New metrics will include face mask compliance and turnaround times for lab tests.
It’s the first time in eight years that the race has been contested in the Democratic primary.