Mississippi

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

F

State DOC Data GradeView scorecard

Cumulative CasesActive CasesCumulative DeathsTests
Incarcerated PeopleCountPer 10kCountPer 10kCountPer 10kCountPer 10k
State Adult Prisons1,5128789525143,4481,952
Federal Prisons6461,60500512----
ICE Detention Centers1,015--33--0------
State and Local Youth Facilities----------------
StaffCountPer 10kCountPer 10kCountPer 10kCountPer 10k
State Adult Prisons----------------
Federal Prisons----2--0------
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Facilities by

FacilityIncarcerated PeopleStaff

ICE Adams County Detention Center

ICE Detention Centers

1,014--

Yazoo City Federal Correctional Complex

Federal Prisons

646--

South Mississippi Correctional Institution Leakesville

State Adult Prisons

395--

George County Correctional Facility

State Adult Prisons

235--

Central Mississippi Correctional Facility

State Adult Prisons

132--
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Map of Mississippi 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 Mississippi. 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
  • Cumulative Cases

    By facility

  • Cumulative Deaths

    None

  • Active Cases

    By facility

  • 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. Click a row to view full details.

FacilityPeople releasedRelease details
Map of Mississippi 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
StatewideStatewide4/15/2020Mississippi Prison Reform CoalitionMarch/Protest–ExternalInternalSanitation improvements