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

State DOC Data GradeView scorecard

Cumulative CasesActive CasesCumulative DeathsTests
Incarcerated PeopleCountPer 10kCountPer 10kCountPer 10kCountPer 10k
State Adult Prisons3,875661----9316----
Federal Prisons7001,9415--5------
ICE Detention Centers2,39616,81431218428----
State and Local Youth Facilities420--------------
StaffCountPer 10kCountPer 10kCountPer 10kCountPer 10k
State Adult Prisons1,752------4------
Federal Prisons----0--1------
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Facilities by

FacilityIncarcerated PeopleStaff

ICE Stewart Detention Center

ICE Detention Centers

25--

Atlanta United States Penitentiary

Federal Prisons

50

Folkston ICE Processing Center D Ray James

ICE Detention Centers

5--

ICE Robert A Deyton Detention Facility

ICE Detention Centers

1--

ICE Folkston Annex IHSC

ICE Detention Centers

0--
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Map of Georgia with spikes representing the active metric for each facility.

1

13

25

Spikes represent the active 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 March 4, 2022.

*

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

  • Boosters

    None

Data reporting for staff
  • Cumulative Cases

    None

  • Cumulative Deaths

    None

  • Active Cases

    None

  • Tests Administered

    None

  • Population

    None

  • Vaccinations

    None

  • Boosters

    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. Click a row to view full details.

FacilityPeople releasedRelease details

Bartow County Jail

Bartow

90Parole/probation violation, Minor offenses

County-wide jails

Cobb

800Inability to pay bail, Other

Colquitt County Jail

Colquitt

61Short remaining sentence

Multiple facilities

Dekalb

103Minor offenses

County-wide jails

Dougherty

156Parole/probation violation, Inability to pay bail, Short remaining sentence
Map of Georgia with spikes representing the active metric for each facility.
County with a release

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. Click a row to view full details.

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