Maryland

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.

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Cumulative CasesActive CasesCumulative DeathsTests
Incarcerated PeopleCountPer 10kCountPer 10kCountPer 10kCountPer 10k
State Adult Prisons4,5652,374----3317----
Federal Prisons3833,0571037001,1859,457
ICE Detention Centers41,0530000----
State and Local Youth Facilities1062,335----00----
StaffCountPer 10kCountPer 10kCountPer 10kCountPer 10k
State Adult Prisons2,5674,251----47----
Federal Prisons----7--0------
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Facilities by

FacilityIncarcerated PeopleStaff

Eastern Correctional Institution

State Adult Prisons

1,101284

Baltimore Central Booking Intake Center

State Adult Prisons

397294

North Branch Correctional Institution

State Adult Prisons

384233

Cumberland Federal Correctional Institution

Federal Prisons

383--

Jessup Correctional Institution

State Adult Prisons

363152
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Map of Maryland with spikes representing the active metric for each facility.

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550

1.1k

Spikes represent the cumulative 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 June 14, 2021.

Data reporting for incarcerated people
  • Cumulative Cases

    By facility

  • Cumulative Deaths

    By facility

  • Active Cases

    By facility

  • Tests Administered

    Systemwide only

  • Population

    None

  • Vaccinations

    By facility

Data reporting for staff
  • Cumulative Cases

    By facility

  • Cumulative Deaths

    By facility

  • Active Cases

    By facility

  • Tests Administered

    Systemwide only

  • Population

    None

  • Vaccinations

    Systemwide only

Data quality
  • Machine Readable

    No

  • Regularly Updated

    Yes

  • Clearly Defined

    Yes

  • 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
BaltimoreCity-wide jailsProsecutor4/3/202060Minor offenses
CharlesCounty-wide jails4/29/202030
MarylandBaltimore CityProsecutor4/3/202060Minor offenses
MarylandStatewide prisonsGov4/19/202065019050
Prince George'sPrince George's County jailCourts with State's Attorney3/19/2020507231524Minor offenses, 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
Jessup PrisonAnne Arundel6/23/2020Incarcerated individualsUprising/Protest-InternalExternalAccelerated releases, Sanitation improvements
NationwideStatewide6/11/2020US Campaign For Palestinian RightsLetter/PetitionInternalAccelerated releases