Louisiana

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

*

The Louisiana Department of Corrections stopped reporting most COVID-19 variables on its dashboard on July 8, 2021.

F
State DOC Data GradeView scorecard
Cumulative CasesActive CasesCumulative DeathsTests
Incarcerated PeopleCountPer 10kCountPer 10kCountPer 10kCountPer 10k
State Adult Prisons3,2101,970743622----
Federal Prisons2,7805,94524919----
ICE Detention Centers4,04619,73731515----
State and Local Youth Facilities0--------------
StaffCountPer 10kCountPer 10kCountPer 10kCountPer 10k
State Adult Prisons954--26--6------
Federal Prisons----4--0------
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Facilities by

FacilityIncarcerated PeopleStaff

Elayn Hunt Correctional Center

State Adult Prisons

76

ICE Alexandria Staging Facility

ICE Detention Centers

2--

Pollock Federal Correctional Complex

Federal Prisons

12

Oakdale Federal Correctional Complex

Federal Prisons

12

ICE Winn Correctional Center

ICE Detention Centers

1--
View our data on Github
Map of Louisiana with spikes representing the active metric for each facility.

1

3

7

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

Scores assessed as of June 28, 2022.

*

The Louisiana Department of Corrections stopped reporting most COVID-19 variables on its dashboard on July 8, 2021.

Data reporting for incarcerated people
  • Cumulative Cases

    None

  • Cumulative Deaths

    None

  • Active Cases

    By facility

  • Tests Administered

    None

  • Population

    None

  • Vaccinations

    None

  • Boosters

    None

Data reporting for staff
  • Cumulative Cases

    None

  • Cumulative Deaths

    None

  • Active Cases

    By facility

  • Tests Administered

    None

  • Population

    None

  • Vaccinations

    None

  • Boosters

    None

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. Click a row to view full details.

FacilityPeople releasedRelease details

Statewide prisons

Louisiana

63Minor offenses, Short remaining sentence, Vulnerable populations
Map of Louisiana 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
Bridge City Center for YouthMonroe4/6/2020Incarcerated youth at Bridge City Center for YouthUprising/Protest–InternalExternal
ICE Catahoula Correctional CenterCatahoula Parish5/3/2020ICE detainees at Catahoula Correctional CenterUprising/Protest–InternalExternalAccelerated releases
ICE LASALLE CORR CTR OLLALa Salle Parish3/23/2020 - 3/25/2020ICE detainees at LaSalle ICE Processing CenterUprising/Protest–InternalExternalAccelerated releases, Sanitation improvements
ICE Pine Prarie Correctional CenterEvangeline Parish8/21/2020Black asylum seekers at Pine Prarie facilityHunger StrikeExternalAccelerated releases
ICE Richwood Correctional CenterOuachita Parish3/25/2020 & 12/15/2021ICE detainees at Richwood Correctional Center & Activists/protestorsHunger Strike- detainees, Protest outside detention center- community activistsCoordinatedAccelerated releases