The table below displays aggregate COVID-19 data for incarcerated people and staff in carceral facilities located in Maryland. The State DOC Data Grade represents our assessment of the transparency and quality of those data reported by Maryland's state department of corrections.
|Cumulative Cases||Active Cases||Cumulative Deaths||Tests|
|Incarcerated People||Count||Per 10k||Count||Per 10k||Count||Per 10k||Count||Per 10k|
|State Adult Prisons||5,350||2,782||--||--||36||19||82,507||40,616|
|ICE Detention Centers||4||1,053||0||0||0||0||--||--|
|State and Local Youth Facilities||259||5,705||--||--||0||0||5,094||124,548|
|Staff||Count||Per 10k||Count||Per 10k||Count||Per 10k||Count||Per 10k|
|State Adult Prisons||4,345||7,196||--||--||8||13||--||--|
Cumberland Federal Correctional Institution
Mid-Atlantic Regional Office
ICE Howard County Detention Center
ICE Detention Centers
ICE Worcester County Jail
ICE Detention Centers
Western Maryland Childrens Center
State and Local Youth Facilities
Spikes represent the active cases in a facility for incarcerated people
Data Reporting & Quality Scorecard
Data Reporting & Quality GradeD
This scorecard assesses data reporting and quality for the state department of corrections in Maryland. Read more about our scoring methodology and to see how this jurisdiction compares to other state and federal systems.
Scores assessed as of October 11, 2021.
Data reporting for incarcerated people
Data reporting for staff
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.
|Facility||People released||Release details|
Prince George's County jail
|62||Minor offenses, Inability to pay bail|
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 facility||County||Date of action||Organization||Type of effort||Internal/ external||Effort concerns||Source|
|Jessup Prison||Anne Arundel||6/23/2020||Incarcerated individuals||Uprising/Protest-Internal||External||Accelerated releases, Sanitation improvements|
|Nationwide||Statewide||6/11/2020||US Campaign For Palestinian Rights||Letter/Petition||Internal||Accelerated releases|