Delaware

The table below displays aggregate COVID-19 data for incarcerated people and staff in carceral facilities located in Delaware. The State DOC Data Grade represents our assessment of the transparency and quality of those data reported by Delaware's state department of corrections.

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Cumulative CasesActive CasesCumulative DeathsTests
Incarcerated PeopleCountPer 10kCountPer 10kCountPer 10kCountPer 10k
State Adult Prisons2,1374,23853911322----
Federal Prisons----------------
ICE Detention Centers----------------
State and Local Youth Facilities----------------
StaffCountPer 10kCountPer 10kCountPer 10kCountPer 10k
State Adult Prisons859--21--1------
Federal Prisons----------------
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Facilities by

FacilityIncarcerated PeopleStaff

Northern New Castle County Probation Parole - Cherry Lane

State Adult Prisons

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DOC Administration Building

State Adult Prisons

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Hazel D Plant Womans Treatment Facility

State Adult Prisons

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Community Corrections Treatment Center

State Adult Prisons

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Sussex Correctional Institution

State Adult Prisons

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Map of Delaware with spikes representing the active metric for each facility.

no data available

Spikes represent the cumulative cases in a facility for incarcerated people

Data Reporting & Quality Scorecard

Data Reporting & Quality GradeF

This scorecard assesses data reporting and quality for the state department of corrections in Delaware. Read more about our scoring methodology and to see how this jurisdiction compares to other state and federal systems.

Scores assessed as of June 14, 2021.

Data reporting for incarcerated people
  • Cumulative Cases

    Systemwide only

  • Cumulative Deaths

    By facility

  • Active Cases

    By facility

  • Tests Administered

    Systemwide only

  • Population

    None

  • Vaccinations

    Systemwide only

Data reporting for staff
  • Cumulative Cases

    Systemwide only

  • Cumulative Deaths

    None

  • Active Cases

    By facility

  • Tests Administered

    None

  • Population

    None

  • Vaccinations

    Systemwide only

Data quality
  • Machine Readable

    No

  • Regularly Updated

    Yes

  • Clearly Defined

    No

  • Contextualized Historically

    No

Prison and Jail Releases Related to COVID

We collect data on jurisdictions across the U.S. that have released people from adult prison and jail custody in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

JurisdictionFacility/facilitiesAuthorizing agent(s)DateOverall population reduction/ total # of releasesPopulation prior to releasesKnown facility capacityRelease detailsSource
DelawareStatewide prisonsState-wide5/12/2020440Other
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Grassroots and Community Organizing Efforts Related to COVID

Our team collects data on grassroots and community organizing efforts by incarcerated people, their families, community-based organizations, nonprofits, and advocates aimed at influencing government agencies to protect the lives of people incarcerated in prisons, jails, and detention centers against the threats posed by COVID-19.

Target facilityCountyDate of actionOrganizationType of effortInternal/ externalEffort concernsSource
StatewideStatewide4/15/2020Beyond PrisonsPhone ZapInternalAccelerated releases
StatewideKent8/7/2020Justice for Prisoners, Citizens for a Pro Business Delaware, and families of incarcerated folkMarch/Protest–ExternalInternalAccelerated releases
Sussex Correctional InstitutionSussex7/19/2020Family members of incarcerated folkMarch/Protest–ExternalInternalTesting procedures, Sanitation improvements