Georgia

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

F

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Cumulative CasesActive CasesCumulative DeathsTests
Incarcerated PeopleCountPer 10kCountPer 10kCountPer 10kCountPer 10k
State Adult Prisons3,875661----9316----
Federal Prisons6421,7803--5--2,0885,790
ICE Detention Centers1,53810,79315105428----
State and Local Youth Facilities243--------------
StaffCountPer 10kCountPer 10kCountPer 10kCountPer 10k
State Adult Prisons1,752------4------
Federal Prisons----1--0------
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Facilities by

FacilityIncarcerated PeopleStaff

ICE Stewart Detention Center

ICE Detention Centers

1,026--

Jesup Federal Correctional Institution

Federal Prisons

475--

Georgia Diagnostic And Classification Prison

State Adult Prisons

41588

Folkston ICE Processing Center D Ray James

ICE Detention Centers

297--

Augusta State Medical Prison

State Adult Prisons

267122
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Map of Georgia with spikes representing the active metric for each facility.

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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 Georgia. Read more about our scoring methodology and to see how this jurisdiction compares to other state and federal systems.

Scores assessed as of August 18, 2021.

*

The Georgia Department of Corrections stopped reporting COVID-19 data on July 16, 2021.

Data reporting for incarcerated people
  • Cumulative Cases

    None

  • Cumulative Deaths

    None

  • Active Cases

    None

  • Tests Administered

    None

  • Population

    None

  • Vaccinations

    None

Data reporting for staff
  • Cumulative Cases

    None

  • Cumulative Deaths

    None

  • Active Cases

    None

  • Tests Administered

    None

  • Population

    None

  • Vaccinations

    None

Data quality
  • Machine Readable

    No

  • Regularly Updated

    No

  • 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
BartowBartow County JailSheriff, Courts3/23/202090500Parole/probation violation, Minor offenses
CobbCounty-wide jails4/6/2020800Inability to pay bail, Other
ColquittColquitt County Jail3/31/202061229Short remaining sentence
DekalbSheriff4/13/2020103Minor offenses
DoughertyCounty-wide jailsSheriff, Courts4/6/2020156585Parole/probation violation, Inability to pay bail, Short remaining sentence
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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
FOLKSTON ICE PROCESSING CENTER D RAY JAMESFolkston4/30/2020ICE detainee at Folkston ICE Processing CenterHunger StrikeExternalTesting procedures, Sanitation improvements
Georgia Diagnostic and Classification PrisonButts5/14/2020Incarcerated folks at GDCPUprising/Protest–InternalExternal
ICE Irwin County Detention CenterIrwin4/9/2020 - 4/23/2020ICE detainees at the Irwin County Detention CenterBoycott, Strike/Work Stoppage, Hunger StrikeExternalAccelerated releases, Testing procedures, Sanitation improvements
ICE Stewart Detention CenterStewart4/9/2020ICE detainees at the Stewart Detention Center in Lumpkin, GAUprising/Protest–InternalExternalAccelerated releases
ICE Stewart Detention CenterStewart3/24/2020ICE detainees at the Stewart Detention Center in Lumpkin, GAHunger StrikeExternalAccelerated releases, Sanitation improvements